FACE: Family and Community Engagement


Family and Community Engagement (FACE) is a strategy for student success in school and in life, achieved through the collaboration of educators, families, and community partners. This website enables us to share great ideas about how we can help raise healthy, successful, well-educated, caring and responsible citizens. Learn more about APS FACE. [Learn more.]

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3rd Annual Harvesting Dreams /Cosechando Sueños October 20, 2017
FACE_Harvesting-DreamsWe welcome the whole family on October 20, 2017, at Kenmore Middle School, to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, share ideas, and make connections to help our children succeed. [2017 event page.]  The 2016 Harvesting Dreams … event brought together over 500 family, staff, and community members to focus on Opportunities for a Successful School Journey. [Learn more about past events.]

High Impact Strategies for Engaging Our Diverse Families – FACE_seminar_Engaging-Diverse-FamiliesAPS offered its first FACE seminar series for teachers: High Impact Strategies for Engaging Our Diverse Families. This five workshop seminar series was designed for small school teams to learn new strategies and best practices to engage diverse families in their school setting. [Learn more.]

APS-FACE_district-leader-presentationAPS Hosts District Leaders Network on FACE Learning Lab – On October 25, 2016, APS hosted a visit by the District Leaders Network on Family and Community Engagement as part of the DC Learning Lab offered by the Institute for Educational Leadership. Showcasing their work were Claremont Immersion School, Hoffman-Boston Elementary School, Wakefield High School, and the Early Childhood Program. [Learn more.]