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Last Date to Register: 1/22/2019 11:59 PM
Agency: CESA 7
Agency Contact: Colleen Timm
Agency Assistant: Nancy Schlies 920-617-5613
Location: CESA 7
595 Baeten Rd
Green Bay, WI 54304
Facility: Meeting Room A
Date/Time:
1/29/2019 08:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Facilitator:  Sherri Wilson, Director of Consultative Services at Scholastic

Co-Hosted with: Colleen Timm, CESA 7 Learning Service Director and Becky Spengler, CESA 7 Integration Director

Children perform better in school when their families are involved in their learning. How can you improve communication between home and school? How can you engage more families from diverse backgrounds and cultures? This workshop will provide creative ways to cultivate and sustain positive relationships with families and the greater community to ultimately assist each student in reaching his or her potential.

Join us for the following professional learning opportunity

Foundations of Family Engagement:

In this session, participants will be introduced to research from the past 20 years as well as the U.S. Department of Education’s Dual-Capacity Framework for Effective Family-School Partnerships that demonstrate how certain types of family engagement benefit student learning. Through an interactive self-reflective exercise, participants will also learn about the conditions that must be present in every school to provide a solid foundation for building effective family partnerships.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the research that shows the impact of family engagement on student learning
  • Explore the four core beliefs of significant and sustainable family engagement
  • Identify the five process conditions that must be addressed in every family engagement activity

Sherri Wilson is the Director of Consultative Services at Scholastic and a founding partner of the Center for Active Family Engagement (Café). Formerly she served as the Senior Manager of Family Engagement at the National PTA. She provided training, information, and support to National PTA staff as well as to state and local members related to family engage­ment and the implementation of the PTA's National Standards for Family-School Partnerships.

Cost/Fee:  CESA 7 Learning Service Districts Members - $99

                   Non-CESA 7 District - $125.00                       

Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Time:  8:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Location:  CESA 7

Due to changing policies in many of our CESA 7 School District accounting offices, CESA 7 requests that all workshop fees be paid in advance with a check or purchase order. If it is not possible for you to secure payment from your school district prior to the workshop, we suggest that you pay personally and request reimbursement from your school district. Receipts will be available. CANCELLATIONS: Cancellations must be faxed (920-492-5965) or e-mailed five (5) working days prior to the date of the event. We are unable to provide refunds for no shows. DIETARY ACCOMMODATIONS: Due to varied dietary restrictions, CESA 7 cannot guarantee that all special dietary accommodations can be met. CESA 7 makes every effort to accommodate basic dietary restrictions with advance notice, but please plan accordingly. PHOTO/VIDEO: By registering for this event, I authorize CESA 7 to record on photograph, film, videotape or otherwise, my name, likeness, image, voice and performance during my participation in this event. My name, likeness, and voice, as well as excerpts of the recordings may be used for training, publicizing, and promoting. To opt out of the image release, attendees must notify the contact person for this event.