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Family and Community Engagement (F.A.C.E.)

Peggy Cormeny, Coordinator
1900 W. Monroe
Springfield, Illinois 62704
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Share it! - April/May 2017

District 186 Shared F.A.C.E. Beliefs

In order to support all students' achievement, we believe:
* All Parents Have Dreams for Their Children and Want the Best for Them
* All Parents Have the Capacity to Support Their Children’s Learning
* Parents and School Staff Should Be Equal Partners
* The Responsibility for Building Partnerships Between School and Home Rests Primarily with School Staff, Especially School Leaders

* 'Beyond the Bake Sale' by Anne T. Henderson, Karen L. Mapp, Vivian R. Johnson, and Don Davies

Family & Community Engagement Definition:

"Springfield Public School District defines Family and Community Engagement as school, family & community partnerships built on trust and meaningful communication that creates strong academic support systems for all students."

F.A.C.E. Mission Statement:
Building Relationships and Partnerships to Support Student Achievement

Peggy Cormeny
F.A.C.E. Coordinator

1900 W. Monroe
F.A.C.E. Infographic
par·ent [pair-uhnt, par-]

1. a father or a mother.
2. an ancestor, precursor, or progenitor.
3. a source, origin, or cause.
4. a protector or guardian.


Our dream...

District 186 is responsible for sustaining and increasing Family & Community Engagement within the district and community.

What might a family & community friendly school look like?

For schools and districts across the U.S., family engagement is rapidly shifting from a low-priority recommendation to an integral part of education reform efforts. Read more about the importance of jointly building home-school partnerships.