Our grassroots network of communities doing PTHV is a dynamic source of inspiration and best practices for family engagement efforts. We are always learning from each other!

Past webinars

Host: Attendance Works

Topic: Early Intervention Strategies to Promote Attendance

Guests: Hedy Chang, Cecelia Leong, Attendance Works, Lysette Lemay, Parent Teacher Home Visits.

Hosts – Middle School Quality Initiative, NYC Dept of Education

Topic – What’s True, and What’s Effective, in Parent Teacher Home Visits, New York City

Guests:  Carrie Rose, Executive Director, Parent Teacher Home Visits, Laurie Crutcher, Citywide 21st Century Technical Assistance Center, NYC Dept of Education, Daniel Wolf, Middle School Quality Initiative, Office of Interschool Collaborative Learning / Division of Teaching and Learning, NYC Dept of Education.

Hosts – Education Week and Panorama Education

Topic – How Schools Improve by Engaging Families

  • Dr. Karen Mapp of the Harvard Graduate School of Education discusses the Dual Capacity-Building Framework for family engagement.
  • Landon Mascareñaz, executive director for strategy development and family empowerment at Denver Public Schools, presents how this urban district has put the Framework into practice to build strong family-school partnerships.
  • Commissioner Ken Wagner and Peg Votta, research specialist, from Rhone Island Dept of Ed share how the state department of education supports districts’ coordinated efforts to promote family-school partnerships that improve schools.

Host – Teaching Tolerance, Southern Poverty Law Center

Topic – Equity Matters: Engaging Families Through Home Visits

Host – NAFSCE Network Meeting

Topic – How States Promote Equity in Education Through Family Engagement

Host – PTHV

Topic – The Five Non-negotiable Core Practices of Parent/Teacher Home Visits 


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