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Family Engagement Team Meeting

Family Engagement Team Meeting. East Coast Technical Assistance Center. February 26, 2015. Bureau of Family and Community Outreach. Family Engagement News and Updates. School Improvement Conference Family and Community Engagement Modules. Purpose

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Family Engagement Team Meeting

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  1. Family Engagement Team Meeting East Coast Technical Assistance Center February 26, 2015

  2. Bureau of Family and Community Outreach Family Engagement News and Updates

  3. School Improvement Conference Family and Community Engagement Modules • Purpose • To assist schools/districts supported by Differentiated Accountability (DA) in recognizing the need to engage families and communities system-wide as one of five necessary pillars to improve student outcomes and prevent regression of student achievement. • Planning Team • Bureau of School Improvement Professional Development Team • Bureau of Family and Community Outreach • Locations and Dates • 1st conference- Orlando, June 22-26, 2015 • 2nd conference- West Palm Beach, July 13-17, 2015 • For Additional Information • https://www.floridacims.org/ • Choose “Toolkit” • Finally, choose “DA Summer Academies” * *Conference information will be available towards the end of the 2014-15 school year.

  4. Educational Strategies & Student Engagement Institute 2015 • Proposed Topics Related to Family Engagement (by Strand) • Strategies for Effectively Engaging Families • School and Community Collaboration • Building School-Business Partnerships • Faith and Community-Based Initiatives • Location and Dates • Orlando World Center Marriott- September 21-23, 2015 • Save the Date- will be sent via email in March 2015. • Registration-open early June 2015. • Survey • Indicate interest in additional session topics on the survey-will be sent via email Wednesday, March 6th.

  5. Statewide Literacy & Parental Involvement Campaign • Campaign Goal • Empower Florida’s families with strategies and activities that will promote effective literacy practices at home. • What will be provided? • Florida Standardsaligned literacy curriculum and strategies. • Opportunities for parents, families and students K-12 to engage in meaningful and enjoyable literacy activities, both technologically and face-to-face. • Information and resources that accommodate the needs of children with literacy learning challenges, and/ or are linguistically and culturally diverse. • Professional development for district literacy and parental involvement specialists related to engaging families in effective student literacy practices. • Timeframe • Information regarding the summer launch is forthcoming and will be available via our bureau’s site. • Summer 2015

  6. Questions/Comments

  7. Contact information Bureau of Family and Community Outreach (BFCO) Hope Williams, Family Engagement Specialist Hope.Williams@Fldoe.org (850) 245-0847 BFCO’s Parental Involvement Website http://bit.ly/16NIAhg

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