Family and Community Engagement

Family and Community Engagement

Engaged Families Build Community

About

Mission

Raising the next generation is a shared responsibility. When families, communities and schools work together, students are more successful and the entire community benefits. For schools and districts across the U.S., family engagement is becoming an integral part of education reform efforts. Read about Partners in Education: A Dual Capacity-Building Framework for Family–School Partnerships [PDF, 8MB] | En español [PDF, 32KB]

Family Engagement Team

The Family Engagement Team is an interoffice group dedicated to strengthening the voice of families, by bringing focus to the needs of students so as to allow every student to reach full potential. Learn more about the Team, its inception, and role and activities at the Department.

Partners in Education

Check out the resources on this webpage supporting the framework for building greater support and capacity in schools, homes and communities, so ALL students have the chance to succeed. Get ideas for how to bring your passion, talents, and energy to help students and to make your neighborhood schools stronger. YOU can make a difference. You can help young people in your neighborhood have a strong start and prepare for college and for their careers.

Contact Us

parent@ed.gov

Military

MilitaryContacts@ed.gov