Family Engagement That Works

Transformational Practices to Close the Excellence Gaps

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Last Date to Register: 6/15/2021 12:01 AM
Last Date to Cancel: 6/15/2021 12:01 AM
Agency: CESA 7
Agency Contact: Colleen Timm
Agency Assistant: Olivia Ashley 920-617-5641
Audience: PK -12 Educators
Location: Virtual
Facility: Virtual
6/22/2021 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM Registered guests will be sent a link to connect.

Family Engagement That Works

Presenter: Dr. Colleen Timm, Learning Service Director

Date/Time: June 22, 2021/9:00 - 10:30 AM VIRTUAL

Audience:  PK-12 Educators


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.


  • Participants will learn to use a community engagement audit tool

  • Participants will begin to develop a strengths-based lens with which to examine our family partnership work. 

  • Participants will know how to introduce what it means to link family engagement to student learning and school improvement. 

  • Participants will know how to repurpose a family engagement event to incorporate best-known practices. 

  • Participants will understand how to evaluate their family engagement

  • Participants will understand the power of video to engage and deepen understanding

Registration Fee:  Cost per district for membership network:

  • $30 -  Full Learning Service 2020-21 Member
  • $45 -  Limited Learning Service 2020-21 Member
  • $60 -  Non-Learning Service Member

Event Contact: Nancy Schlies OR 920-6175613

CANCELLATIONS: Cancellations must be faxed (920-492-5965) or e-mailed to the event contact person 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.