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2015

6/17/2015 Serving Gifted Families (Coming Soon)
6/10/2015 Summer Reading - How to Navigate for Special Education/English Language Learners? (Coming Soon)
6/3/2015 Graduation: What's Next for Parents? Transition from Elementary to Middle to High Schools and Beyond (Coming Soon)
5/27/2015 Summer Activities? What Should Our Kids Be Doing to Prevent Summer Slide? (Coming Soon)
5/20/2015 Collaborative "Mock Teacher Interiew" with Family-Community Engagement Focus (#NTchat)
5/6/2015 Planning for Summer Learning (Coming Soon)
4/29/2015 Summer #PTcamp Planning Session (Coming Soon)
4/22/2015 Featured FCE Conference Session: Teaching for Change (Coming Soon)
4/16/2015 Family & Community Engagement on the Pine Ridge Reservation (Coming Soon)
4/15/2015 Mental Health (Coming Soon)
4/1/2015 Live Scenario in Family and Community Engagement (Coming Soon)
3/25/2015 Using Humor in Education with @LaughWithChad (Coming Soon)
3/18/2015 Engaging Families in #ArtsEd with @ClarkEthan
3/11/2015 Digital Citizenship
3/4/2015 High and Low Tech Strategies for Family-Community Engagement
2/25/2015 Black Lives Matter - Schott Foundation's New Report on Public Education & Black Youth
2/18/2015 #FutureReady Community Partnerships
2/11/2015 Families Supporting Postsecondary Success of Young Adults with Disabilities with @USDOL
2/4/2015 School Counselors' Role In Engaging Families with @StephanieStamba
1/28/2015 Open Mic Night: Greatest Family-Community Engagement Challenges LIVE from @Boone_County, KY
1/21/2015 Building Your "To Be Read" (TBR) List with @JoEllenMcCarthy
1/14/2015 How Libraries Help Parents and Students with @skjohns
1/7/2015 Using VOXER with Students, Teachers, Parents, and Leaders

2014

12/17/2014 Setting Your Child Up For Success with @BethSteiner
12/10/2014 Parents & Teachers As Lead Dreamers with @Sallomé
12/3/2014 Talking to Students About Race with @DrMChatelain - #FergusonSyllabus
11/26/2014 #GiveThanks: Building Your Professional Learning Network
11/19/2014 National Family and Community Engagement Framework
11/12/2014 Starting Your Own School-Parent-Twitter Chat with @Jackson_Carrie 
11/5/2014 Holidays in Schools
10/29/2014 Home Visits from the Parent Teacher Home Visit Project (@PTHVP) Conference
10/22/2014 Addressing Differences: Race and Culture with @Ed2BeFree
10/15/2014 Empowering Student Voice with @ZAnsari8
10/8/2014 Engaging ESL Families with @LarryFerlazzo
10/1/2014 Engaging Dads
9/24/2014 Engaging New Families From The Start
9/17/2014 Engaging Families through the Arts with Ethan Clark
9/10/2014 Parent PD & #ParentCamp
9/03/2014 Building Relationships
8/27/2014 Back-to-School Night Ideas
8/20/2014 First Day/Week of School Family-Community Engagement Ideas 
8/13/2014 Family & Community Engagement
8/06/2014 Back-to-School Community Ideas
6/11/2014 Best of #PTchat & 2014-15 Topic/Guest Planning
5/28/2014 Education Uprising: Taking Back our Public Schools with YES! Magazine
5/21/2014 Strategies for the Final Six Weeks of School
5/14/2014 Engaging Families in the Student-Placement Process
5/07/2014 Using STEAM to Engage Families and Community
4/30/2014 Social Lives of Networked Teens with Dana Boyd (@Zephoria)
4/23/2014 Engaging Fathers in Education with J. Michael Hall (@strongfathers)
4/16/2014 Live "Scenario-Based" #PTchat From Kansas City: Using Hashtags to Engage Families & the Community
4/08/2014 @ArneDuncan Shares New FCE Framework
4/02/2014 Creating an Idea Bank for Using Humor in Education
3/26/2014 Leadership, Cybercivility, & Assessment with @mcssuper
3/19/2014 Challenges and Strategies of Using Twitter with @TonySinanis and @lisaodavis
3/12/2014 Difference Between Parent Involvement and Engagement with @larryferlazzo
3/05/2014 How to Successfully Promote Literacy with @NCFL
2/26/2014 How to Provide for Introverts with @JessLahey
2/19/2014 The Whole Child - Wrap Around Services for Kids with @YanaizaGallant
2/12/2014 Supporting the Needs of Today's Boys with Rosalind Wiseman
2/05/2014 Debriefing Digital Learning Day for Families
1/29/2014 Telling Your School's Story: Storybranding with Dr. Joe Sanfelippo
1/22/2014 National Standards for Family-School Partnerships with @National PTA
1/15/2014 Best Practices Twitter Feeds for Teachers and School Leaders
1/08/2014 Using EdModo at Home and at School
   

2013

12/18/2013 Helping Families Get "Core Ready" with Literacy Expert Pam Allyn
12/11/2013 Parent Advocacy with Zakiyah Ansari
12/04/2013 Leveraging Museums and Libraries to Engage Families
11/27/2013 Leveraging Holidays to Build Home-School Relationships with Judie Haynes
11/20/2013 Engaging Families in Mentoring Programs with Patricia Gill
11/13/2013 The Australian Ed System and Innovative Family Engagement Efforts LIVE from Melbourne
11/06/2013 Activating the Bystander in Bullying Situations
10/30/2013 What Parents Want Teachers to Know
10/23/2013 How to Use Student Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs)
10/16/2013 Parent-Teacher Conferences with @HFRP
10/09/2013 Blogging to Engage Families with @MattGomez
10/02/2013 Sharing High School Data with Families with D'Lisa Crain (@4crains)
9/24/2013 Balancing a Warm, Welcoming Environment with School Safety with Newtown HS Principal Chip Dumais 
9/18/2013 Balancing Academics and Leisure in Today's Kids
9/11/2013 How to Teach Children about 9/11 and Other Tragedies
9/03/2013 Student-Centered Home and School Meetings
8/30/2013 School and Home Design for Student Learning
8/21/2013 Planning Your Back to School Night to Engage All Families
6/05/2013 Debriefing the Parent Camp Experience
5/29/2013 Summer Reading Ideas for Students, Teachers, Families
5/15/2013 Parents & Teachers Team Up to Cultivate Soft Skills in Today's Children
5/08/2013 Open Mic Night - Bring Your Family Engagement Challenges
5/01/2013 Google Hangout Discussion w/ #PennFinn13 Team: Teacher Appreciation By Default
4/25/2013 Recapping Student Voice LIVE w/ Zak Malamad from #StuVoice (@ZakMal)
4/17/2013 Engaging Special Education Families w/ Dr. Scott Roth
4/10/2013 Parent Optout of Standardized Tests
4/03/2013 How to Deal with a Difficult Teacher As A Parent?
3/27/2013 The core beliefs behind the world's #1 educational system - Finland
3/20/2013 Creating a Positive Learning Environment at Home
3/13/2013 School Secretary as Family Engagement Deal Maker
3/06/2013 Engaging ESL Families w/ author/expert @JudieHaynes
2/27/2013 Empowering Student Voice w/ Student Voice Leader @ZakMal 
2/20/2013 Mobile Apps and Website that Encourage Two-Way Communication with Families
2/13/2013 EduJargon-Creating a Glossary for Parents - Shared gDOC Glossary created to simplify for parents
2/06/2013 Digital Learning Day Takeaways for the Home 
1/30/2013 Encouraging a Love of Reading Outside of What's Required w/ Penny Kittle & Aliscia Lee
1/23/2013 Student Learning Plans (SLPs) w/ Dana Sirotiak
1/16/2013 Parent-Teacher Appy Hour w/ Steven Anderson  @web20classroom
1/09/2013 Parenting Well in a Media Age w/ Gloria DeGartano
1/02/2013 New Year's Edu-lutions A Goal-Setting Conversation Amongst Students, Parents, Teachers & Leaders