Engaging Families and Communities with the new Every Student Succeeds Act
This two-part session features a moderated panel that will discuss the key family and community engagement provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act. Panelists include nationally recognized experts, educators, and practitioners. The session also includes facilitated inter-active group work that will provide participants with opportunities to work together and lay the foundation for frameworks that will incorporate state/local ESSA/FCE goals, timelines, and proposed activities.
Date and Time: Sunday, July 3, 2016, 10:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: DC Convention Center, Room 151 AB
Kisha Davis Caldwell (MD), National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
Janet Eberhardt (CA), Community Relations Specialist/Elementary Advisor, 2015 NEA ESP of the Year
Anne T. Henderson (DC), Senior Consultant, Community Organizing and Engagement, Annenberg Institute for School Reform
Amanda Lowe (DC), National Disability Rights Network
We are proud to announce that Sherrill Knezel, a K-12 Art Education instructor and graphic recorder out of Wisconsin, will be translating and capturing the entire breakout session using visual images. The resulting mural will be photographed and posted online at the end of the session.
FACILITATED GROUP ACTIVITY/DISCUSSION:
Cory Wofford, Organizational Specialist, NEA Center for Organizing
ESSA – Equitable Participation (1 pg., PDF)
ESSA – Family and Communities (1 pg., PDF)
ESSA – Paraeducator Voice and Opportunities (1 pg., PDF)
Family Community Engagement in ESSA Brief (7 pgs., PDF)
US Congress Letter – Honorable Sec. King (2 pgs., PDF)
Map of Actors (1 pg., PDF)
Empowered Educators Day Case Studies (2 pgs., PDF)