Every Student Succeeds Act, Title IV: Opportunities for Community-School Partnerships

Posted by Coalition for Community Schools on March 28, 2016

Webinar Series on the
Every Student Succeeds Act

The new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) that replaced No Child Left Behind contains key provisions that advance the principle that partnerships among school, family and community are essential for student success. Learn what this new law means for community schools and more broadly, for strengthening school-community partnerships to help students succeed.

The Every Student Succeeds Act, Title IV: Opportunities for Community-School Partnerships
Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 3-4 PM EST

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This webinar will focus on Title IV of ESSA and opportunities for community-school partnerships, especially in the following funds and programs: the Student Success and Academic Enrichment block grant, 21st Century Community Learning Centers, Full Service Community Schools, Promise Neighborhoods, and Statewide Family Engagement Centers. We will also highlight supportive language in Title IV that aligns with the community school strategy, such as needs assessments and the role of community-based organizations to help meet the outcomes for Title IV including well-rounded and safe and healthy students.

Presenters: Soncia A. Coleman, Director, Public Policy and Advocacy, United Way Worldwide; Mary Kingston Roche, Director of Public Policy, Coalition for Community Schools at the Institute for Educational Leadership; Erik Peterson, Vice President of Policy, Afterschool Alliance; Kelly Vaillancourt Strobach, Director, Government Relations, National Association of School Psychologists

These webinars are intended for anyone leading, working in, supporting, or advocating for community schools at the national, state or local levels who want to learn more about this new federal law. We hope you will join us! In the meantime, check out our ESSA news and resources here


and listen to a recording of our first two webinars on ESSA here.



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