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Engage to empower — family and community
10:30 AM | Tuesday, Nov 09 | Room:
Despite the pandemic’s limitations on in-school family engagement, Columbus City launched several new initiatives to enlist community partners to create neighborhood-based learning centers. These groups helped connect families virtually, in multiple languages, by phone and door-to-door visits to empower students and families in authentic ways.
Topics: Community engagement, Critical and current issues, Urban schools
Moderator: , ,
Presenting:
Alesia Gillison, chief academic officer and assistant superintendent, Pickerington Local (Fairfield)
Scott Varner, executive director of strategic engagement, Columbus City
Felisha Lyons, executive director of outreach and engagement, Columbus City
Gherima Woldemariam, family ambassador coordinator, Columbus City
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