Engaging families in education not only improves student achievement, but also strengthens families, boosts teacher effectiveness, and builds community. Everyone wins! In this easy-to-use guide, a Harvard-based team uses the latest research to help teachers, administrators, and FACE coordinators design and implement programs wisely and with confidence that all students will benefit.
Dr. Mapp, a Senior Lecturer on Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, is a leading family and community engagement expert whose research and practice focus on cultivating partnerships among schools, families, and communities for enhancing student achievement and school performance.
Anne T. Henderson, a founder of and Senior Consultant for the National Association for Family, School and Community Engagement (NAFSCE), is an expert on the relationship between families and schools, and its impact on student success in school and through life.