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2015 National FCE Conference

IEL’s national family and community engagement conference is a yearly event that brings together stakeholders invested in family and community engagement. Learn more about the 2015 conference through the resources, conference summary, and photos below.

The Luncheon Plenary at the Conference features an impressive panel of speakers. banner image

Shaping Our Future by Leading Together: Highlights

Shaping Our Future by Leading Together: Highlights

From June 22-24, over 1,100 educators, parent leaders, community partners and district leaders from 47 states, Australia, the Netherlands, and the Philippines gathered at the Palmer House Hotel in Chicago for the 2015 National Family and Community Engagement Conference. Guided by the conference theme, Shaping our Future by Leading Together: Families, Schools, and Communities, participants embraced the opportunity to learn about family and community engagement practices that are being implemented across the country. The conference was successful in its mission to empower participants, unite likeminded individuals, and motivate change in their communitiesREAD MORE...


 Many conference presenters have shared their presentation materials and resources.
 Download PowerPoints, handouts and more here.

Event Summary

 Didn't get a chance to attend the 2015 FCE Conference? Read the conference reflection.




 View conference photos. Video footage coming soon!