The American Educational Research Association (AERA) and IEL have been co-hosting education policy forums since 1983 as a vehicle to highlight research, policy, and practice in education. These monthly luncheons feature many of the best researchers, thinkers, and leaders in education.
The 2017 conference supports all who strive for excellence in family-school-community partnerships. Participants will access 4 major plenaries presenting leadership persepectives from a multitude of backgrounds, including the high-impact work taking place locally in the Bay Area. Over 90 workshops will share evidence-based program practice and inspire discussion about the most important themes across family and community engagement. Networking receptions create opportunities to build strong alliances do that we can organize to take on challenges collaboratively and realize mutual goals.