Office of Family & Community Engagement

The Office of Family and Community Engagement provides families with information about, and support to access, resources in the schools and community. This office promotes full, equal, and equitable partnerships among families, educators and community partners to promote children’s learning and development from birth through college and career.

Family Engagement is a full, equal, and equitable partnership among families, educators and community partners to promote children’s learning and development from birth through college and career.*

Full: Families, educators and community partners collaborate closely and consistently in promoting children’s learning and development.

Equal: Families and educators recognize that both bring valuable knowledge to the table.

Equitable: Families are empowered to work with educators, public officials, and community partners to remove systemic, structural, and organizational barriers that perpetuate inequities and injustice.

Participación familiar (Family Engagement) es una asociación plena, igual y equitativa entre las familias, los educadores y la comunidad para promover el aprendizaje y el desarrollo de los niños desde el nacimiento hasta la universidad y la carrera profesional. *

Plena: Familias, educadores y socios comunitarios colaboran estrecha y consistentemente en la promoción del aprendizaje y desarrollo de los niños.

Igual: Tanto familias como educadores reconocen que ambos aportan conocimientos valiosos.

Equitativa: Las familias tienen las facultadas para trabajar con educadores, funcionarios públicos y socios comunitarios para eliminar las barreras sistémicas, estructurales y organizacional que perpetúan las inequidades y la injusticia.


Staff Contacts

NameTitlePhone

Mike Meyer

Director of Family and Community Engagement

(203) 977-5312

Ana Maria Badash

Social Work Assistant

(203) 977-4125

Elizabeth Gomez

Office of Family and Community Engagement

(203) 977-5312

Dena Booker

School & Family Resource Facilitator

(203) 977-4465

 

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