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New Family Engagement Core Competencies
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The National Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement (NAFSCE) announces the launch of “Family Engagement Core Competencies: A Body of Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions for Family-Facing Professionals.” The purpose of this new set of core competencies is to advance effective family engagement practice, serve as a guide for family-facing professionals, and create a unifying set of professional competencies for the family engagement field.

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