Webinar: Increases in Federal Requirements for Parent and Family Engagement


ESSA_featured_image_1Effective school-to-home communication plays a vital role when it comes to achieving successful student outcomes. However, staying in compliance with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requirements when communicating with parents and family members can prove challenging and the pandemic has only exasperated the difficulties as schools operated remotely.

TransACT’s Executive Director of Federal Programs and State Relationships is leading a webinar on the “Increases in Federal Requirements for Parent and Family Engagement” on August 25th, 2021, at 9:30 am PT / 10:30 am MT, 11:30 am CT, and 12:00 pm ET.   

In this webinar, you will learn about significant changes to parent and family engagement under ESSA, including:    

  • Implications of changing terminology which changed from Parent Involvement to Parent and Family Engagement 
  • Changes in report card requirements 
  • Shifting EL requirements from Title III to Title I and the implications on your program 
  • Increases in required and allowable notices 
  • Additional requirements for community engagement, families, and reporting in Title I and III 

Use this link to register and to learn about the additions to parent and family engagement requirements under ESSA. 

Register for the Webinar

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Alyssa Thornley

About The Author

Alyssa Thornley has spent her career working to support schools and communities in providing opportunity to all students. In positions as a teacher, professional development coordinator, and as a volunteer, she has focused on the community’s role in education, and in designing efficient programs that work for diverse needs. Alyssa leads TransACT’s customer engagement and market strategy efforts, and works to ensure innovative programs, guidance, and thought leadership from across the country’s districts are being shared and spread.