Lessons from the Field: Family & Community Engagement and Returning to In-Person Instruction
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET
Attention: Education Agencies, Education Providers and Family & Community Engagement Staff
The U.S. Department of Education is hosting a webinar series to support educational settings in safely sustaining or returning to in-person instruction. The series features lessons learned and best practices from teachers, faculty, staff, schools, districts, institutions of higher education, early childhood education providers, other places of educational instruction, describing approaches to operating during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On behalf of the U.S. Department of Education (ED), Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Office of Safe and Supportive Schools, the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) invites you to join the next webinar, Family & Community Engagement and Returning to In-Person Instruction.
Please join us for this informative webinar featuring practitioners with notable success in effective strategies for engaging families and communities while re-opening schools following the pandemic. After a brief overview of the latest information from the U.S. Department of Education related to family engagement, practitioners will share promising practices and effective strategies for meaningful family and community engagement.
Christian Rhodes: Chief of Staff, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education
Jessica Cardichon: Deputy Assistant Secretary for K-12, Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development, U.S. Department of Education
Representatives from Local Education Agencies
This event will reference the following resources, which we encourage you to download in advance of the webinar to inform participation:
• ED COVID-19 Handbook Volume 1: Strategies for Safely Reopening Elementary and Secondary Schools (PDF)
• ED COVID-19 Handbook Volume 2: Roadmap to Reopening Safely and Meeting All Students' Needs (PDF)
• Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Website’s Adolescent and School Health Section o Protective Factors
o Parent Engagement in Schools
o School Connectedness
o Adolescent Connectedness
For your reference, slides for this presentation will be posted on the event webpage on the day of the event.
You must register to participate in this presentation. Register here.
National Engagement Division
Office of Communications and Outreach
U.S. Department of Education