NAFSCE Archived Meetings

Archived Gatherings & Resources

NAFSCE holds monthly webinars and other meetings that are available to the general public. Following the program, registrants receive links to a video recording of the webinar as well as the presentation. View our Calendar for upcoming meeting dates.

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New Research And New Resources: How Technology Supports Family Engagement

Date: November 29th,  2018
Moderator: 
Keami Harris, Director of Capacity Building Programs, NAFSCE
Presenters:

Megan Silander, Senior Researcher, EDC
David Lowenstein, Senior Director, Ready To Learn, PBS KIDS
Pam Johnson, Executive Director, Ready to Learn, Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Benjamin N. York, Ph.D., Founder & CEO, ParentPowered Technologies, creators of Ready4K

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School Safety Today: How Schools, Families, and Communities are Creating Change

Date: October 30th,  2018
Moderator: 
Keami Harris, Director of Capacity Building Programs, NAFSCE
Presenters:

Mary E. Kusler, Senior Director, Center for Advocacy, National Education Association
Shellie Evers, School and Campus Safety Conference Coordinator, Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety

Brian Martinez, Student Organizer, March for Our Lives Chicago

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 The Two-Generation Family Engagement Approach: Strategies That Work
 
Date: September 27th, 2018
Moderator:
Keami Harris, NAFSCE Director for Capacity Building Programs
Presenters:
Sarah Haight, Assistant Director for Network and Outreach, Aspen Institute
Kathlyn Kocher Paananen, Housing and Education Manager, Seattle Public Schools
Fahmo Abudlle, Parent and Community Leader, Seattle
Roy Chan, Strategic Advisor II for Education, Seattle Housing Authority

The State of Family Engagement: A Conversation with Karen Mapp and Anne Henderson

Date: May 14th, 2018
Moderator: 
Vito Borrello, NAFSCE Executive Director
Presenters:
Karen L. Mapp, ED.D, Senior Lecturer and Faculty Director, Education Policy and Management Master’s Program, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Anne Henderson, Senior Consultant, National Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement
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Practical Evaluation Strategies for Family Engagement Professionals

Date: April 24th, 2018
Moderator:
Vito Borrello, NAFSCE Executive Director
Presenters:
Heidi Rosenberg, Research Scientist, Education Development Center
Steve Sheldon, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Education
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The State of Opportunity and Achievement: What do the data say?

Date: March 28th, 2018
Moderator:
Vito Borrello, NAFSCE, Executive Director
Presenters:
Guy Johnson, Partners for Each and Every Child, Senior Program Director
Natasha Ushomirsky, Education Trust, Director of P-12 Policy Development
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Building Capacity in Family Engagement Through Innovative Programming

Date: February 28th, 2018
Moderator:
Keami Harris, NAFSCE, Director of Capacity Building
Presenters:
Vlada Lotkina, ClassTag, CEO
Shana McIver, Baltimore City Schools, Family Engagement Manager
Hilda Stevens, Successful Innovations, Co-Founder and Executive Director
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The Role Of Parent Leadership In Improving Student Achievement And Building Equity

Date: January 31st, 2018
Moderator:
Keami Harris, NAFSCE, Director of Capacity Building
Presenters:
Allyson Criner Brown, Teaching for Change, Associate Director
Erin Moore, United Parent Leader Action Network, National Organizer
Julia Sosa, Parent Institute for Quality Education
Donna Thompson-Bennett, National Parent Leadership Institute, Co-Director
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Policy Conversations: ESSA State Plans & Family Engagement

Date: November 29th, 2017
Moderators:
Vito Borrello, NAFSCE, Executive Director
Arne Fege, NAFSCE, Policy Chair
Lacy Wood, NAFSCE, Policy Committee Vice Chair
Presenters:
Jane Groff, Kansas Parent Information Resource Center, Executive Director
Darcy Hutchins, Ph.D., Colorado Department of Education, Family Partnership Director
Alberto Quintero, Nevada Department of Education, Education Programs Professional
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Culturally Responsive Family Engagement: Engaging Families of High Need Latino Students 

Date: October 25th, 2017
Presenters:
Sandra Gutierrez, Founder and National Director of Abriendo Puertas / Opening Doors
Reyna Hernandez, former Assistant Superintendent at the Illinois State Board of Education
Hanseul Kang, DC's State Superintendent of Education
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Creating Effective Partnerships: What Parents & Educators Say They Need to Succeed.

Date: October 4th, 2017
Presenters:
Ron Mirr, Senior Vice President of Learning Supports and Family and Community Engagement (FACE) at Scholastic
David Park, Executive Vice President of Communications and Strategy at Learning Heroes

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Leaders to Learn From: District-Wide Strategies for Building Capacity and Strengthening Family-School Partnerships.

Date: May 24, 2017
Presenters:

Michele P. Brooks, M.Ed., Transformative Solutions in Education
Patricia Spradley, M.A., Chief of Parent and Community Engagement, Springfield Public Schools
Tracy Hill, Executive Director of the Office of Family and Community Engagement, Cleveland Metropolitan School District
Trise Moore, Director of Equity and Family Engagement, Federal Way Public Schools
D'Lisa Crain, Administrator, Washoe County School District's Department of Family-School Partnerships, Reno, NV
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Toward Empowerment and Leadership: Increasing Capacity of Families with Children with Disabilities
Date: April 26, 2017
Presenters:
Carmen Sánchez, Education Program Specialist, Office of Special Education Programs, US Department of Education.]
Jenny Hutkowski, Director of Family and Youth Education at Starbridge, Rochester, New York
Susan Barlow,
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The Fatherhood Effect: The Key Role Dads Play in Effective Family Engagement
Date: February 22, 2017
Presenters:
Kenneth Braswell, Executive Director, Fathers Incorporated
J. Michael Hall, Founder and President, Strong Fathers-Strong Families, LLC
Vernon Wallace, Program Manager, Baltimore Responsible Fatherhood Project
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Equity in Education: How States are Leading the Way
Date: January 25, 2017
Presenters:
Lacy Wood, American Institute for Research
Judy Carson, Connecticut Department of Education
Chrishirella Warthen-Sutton, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Sarah Ogeto, Illinois State Board of Education
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Engaging Black Families: Stories from the Field
Date: November 2, 2016
Presenters:
Vito Borrello, Executive Director, National Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement
Allyson Criner Brown, Associate Director, Teaching for Change
George Moses, Executive Director, North East Area Development/Children's Defense Fund Freedom School
William Jeynes,Phd, Professor, California State University in Long Beach
Sheila Jackson, Director of Family Engagement, Prince Georges County Public Schools
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Family Engagement from Research to Practice: The Impact of Family Engagement on African American Student Achievement.
Date: 9/21/2016
Presenters:
William Jeynes, Anne Henderson, David Johns, Frank Gettridge, Carol Brunson-Day, Former Secretary of Education John B. King Jr.
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Evaluation: Professional Learning Community (MEMBERS ONLY)
Date: 8/2/2016, 8/9/2016
Presenters: N/A
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NAFSCE May Meeting: Advancing High-Impact Family Engagement Through Federal Policy and Technical Assistance
Date: 5/25/2016
Presenters:
Vito Borrello, Executive Director, National Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement
Vicki Myers, PhD, Special Assistant, Office of Elementary & Secondary Education, US Department of Education
Heidi Rosenberg, PhD, MSW, Research Scientist, Education Development Center, Inc.

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Kellogg Family Engagement Grantees: Progress Report
Date: 3/23/2016
Presenters:
Vito Borrello, Executive Director, National Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement
Jenefer O'Dell, Program Officer, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Cheryl Juarez, Director of Professional Development, Frost Science Museum
Pecolia Manigo, Acting Executive Director, PLAN Bay Area

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Advancing Policy Meeting: Every Student Succeeds Act
Date: 2/24/2016
Presenters:
Vito Borrello, Executive Director, National Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement
Anne Henderson, Board of Directors, National Association for Family, School and Community Engagement Center for Parent Information and Resources at SPAN View

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Ready to Learn: Supporting 21st Century Learners
Date: 10/28/2015
Presenters: 
Pamela Johnson, Executive Director, Ready To Learn, Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Barbara Lovitts, Director of Research and Evaluation, Corporation for Public Broadcasting
David Lowenstein, Senior Director, Ready To Learn, PBS KIDS
Devon Steven, Project Manager, Ready To Learn, Corporation for Public Broadcasting

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Engaging Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Families in Education
Date: 12/16/2015
Presenters: 
Moderator: Susan Shaffer, President, Mid-Atlantic Equity Consortium, Inc.
Pamela Higgins Harris, Senior Educational Equity Advisor, The Mid-Atlantic Equity Center
Jess Gropen, Senior Research Scientist, LASErS, EDC
Jessican Wildman, Family and Community Engagement Specialist, LASErS, EDC

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Parent Engagement in Transition
Date: 4/22/2015
Presenters: 
Margaret Caspe, Harvard Family Research Project
Ken Smythe-Leistico and Laurie Aronoff Mulvey of Ready Freddy

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Securing our Future – Building an Effective Parent Engagement Program and the Critical Role of Latino Parents in Preparing their Young Children for Success
Date: 2/25/2015
Presenters: 
Sandra Gutierrez, Abriendo Puertas
Alicia Torres and Selma Caal, Child Trends
Ruth Yoon, Los Angeles Unified School District

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Success in Family Engagement through U.S. Department of Education’s Investments in Innovation (i3) Initiative
Date: 1/28/2015
Presenters: 
Joanna Geller, Annenberg Institute for School Reform
Aurelio Montemayor, Intercultural Development Research Association
Momoko Hayakawa, Child-Parent Center Education Program
Lynn McDonald, Families and Schools Together (FAST)

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Raising a Reader and the Importance of Early Literacy
Date: 10/29/2014
Presenters: 
Gabrielle Miller, Raising a Reader

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