Extensive research has shown the powerful impact of effective family-school partnerships on students, parents, teachers, and schools. In fact, Dr. Mapp joined the City Club in 2017 to talk about the importance of community supported education.
Now, Dr. Mapp is back to discuss what we have learned from the COVID-19 crisis and the national racial reckoning about the critical role of home-school partnerships to support student success and school improvement. She will also introduce the Dual Capacity-Building Framework for Family-School Partnerships (Version 2)—a compass that lays out the goals and conditions necessary to chart a path toward effective family engagement efforts that are linked to student achievement and school improvement.
Dr. Mapp is the co-author of several books, including "Beyond the Bake Sale: The Essential Guide to Family-School Partnerships", "A Match on Dry Grass: Community Organizing as a Catalyst for School Reform", and "Powerful Partnerships: A Teacher's Guide to Engaging Families for Student Success". From 2011 to 2013, Dr. Mapp served as a consultant to the United States Department of Education in the Office of Innovation and Improvement.
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