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April 11, 2022

Statewide Family and Community Engagement Roundtable

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/statewide-family-and-community-engagement-roundtable-tickets-207550137047 Please join a free-flowing discussion about FACE efforts going on in your area and around the state. Share ideas, take away something new, and meet other FACE-focused folks from Washington. There will be no agenda, but FACE Director Shelby Reynolds will provide prompts to keep our conversations productive and focused.
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February 17, 2022

Statewide Family and Community Engagement Roundtable

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/statewide-family-and-community-engagement-roundtable-tickets-207533637697 Please join a free-flowing discussion about FACE efforts going on in your area and around the state. Share ideas, take away something new, and meet other FACE-focused folks from Washington. There will be no agenda, but FACE Director Shelby Reynolds will provide prompts to keep our conversations productive and focused.
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December 15, 2021

Statewide Family and Community Engagement Roundtable

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/statewide-family-and-community-engagement-roundtable-tickets-207532223467 Please join a free-flowing discussion about FACE efforts going on in your area and around the state. Share ideas, take away something new, and meet other FACE-focused folks from Washington. There will be no agenda, but FACE Director Shelby Reynolds will provide prompts to keep our conversations productive and focused.  
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December 8, 2021

Family and Community Engagement News

Hello PTA Friends and Colleagues! As we enter a very busy and festive holiday season, I encourage all of you to consider how to make your PTA’s winter events, meetings, and communications inclusive.  Inclusivity and diversity are terms that are often used interchangeably but mean different things.  Our friends at National PTA have shared a…
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Category: Family Engagement


May 27, 2021

Take Action: Ask U.S. Senators Murray and Cantwell to Increase Funding for Statewide Family Engagement Centers

Contact U.S. Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell today to request robust funding for the FY2022 Statewide Family Engagement Centers(SFEC) program. Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) and Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) are currently circulating a bipartisan letter internally through the Senate, asking representatives to join them in seeking robust funding for the program. The FY2021 level…
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Category: Advocacy , Legislative

December 10, 2020

Community, Advocacy, and Membership

Synergy. Powered by PTA. Imagine your PTA as a triangle with Membership, Advocacy, and FACE (Family And Community Engagement) at each of its corners. Imagine all the results of having a PTA at your school or in your community are within the triangle. Now, if one of the points of the triangle didn’t exist, you…
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Category: Advocacy , Family Engagement , Membership

March 29, 2020

Family and Community Engagement During This Time of COVID-19

Guest Post Provided by Judy East, WSPTA Family and Community Engagement Committee member COVID-19 has infiltrated every aspect of our lives. Daily routines interrupted. Shopping is a daily adventure now. Trips canceled. And our children are with us all the time as “social distancing” doesn’t include our own kids, sadly. (Only kidding…mostly!) Our PTA lives…
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Category: Family Engagement