Family and Community Engagement (FACE)
The strongest predictor of family engagement is the school and teacher practices that encourage and guide a family's engagement. Our proposed FACE program will ensure that engagement opportunities are systematic, not sporadic, integrated into the cultures of the school and sustained over time. For instance:
The Parenting Partners initiative is funded by a grant from My Brother’s Keeper Family and Community Engagement (MBK FACE). Each school has been allocated funds for the workshops. Funds cover the staffing cost of a 2-hour workshop for two teachers and one FRC. (In other words, 8 workshops x 3 facilitators per school.