On June 22-24, 2017, IEL hosted the 4th annual National Family and Community Engagement Conference in San Francisco at the Hilton Union Square Hotel. Relive the conference experience, below you will find an event summary, conference photos and videos. Also download PowerPoints, handouts, and other resources from the resources tab.
IEL had a record turnout for the 2017 National Family and Community Engagement conference June 22-24 in San Francisco, CA.Over 1,700 participants gathered to learn and share, and it was an overwhelming success! Attendees included school district leaders, community organizers, parent leaders, nonprofit partners, student leaders, and more! Highlights included hearing from parent and student leaders as well as "movers and shakers" in the field such as Karen Mapp from Harvard University, Pecolia Manigo from Bay Area Parent Leadership Action Network, and Chris Chatman from Oakland USD’s Office of African American Male Achievement.Through hugs, tears, and eruptions of applause, equity was a clear theme of the conference. Save the Date for next year’s conference in Cleveland from July 11-13, 2018!
Download PowerPoints, handouts and other materials shared by conference workshop presenters. These resources discuss Family and Community Engagement best practices and provide examples of successful engagement strategies that are being implemented across the country.