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F.A.C.E. Liaison Team FY23

The Office of Family and Community Engagement

Terrance Jordan, Director of School Leadership snd Fsmily snd Community Engagement

Terrance Jordan
Director of School Leadership and Family and Community Engagement
3063 Fiat Ave

Vykye Johnson
Family and Community Engagement Liaison Coordinator
3063 Fiat Ave

Mary Wyman
Family and Community Engagement Resource Support
3063 Fiat Ave

Definition of Family & Community Engagement (F.A.C.E.)

F.A.C.E. 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.

Helpful Links

  • Academic Parent Teacher Teams - Ridgely, Addams, and Harvard Park participate in Academic Parent Teacher Teams (APTT).  Teachers explain a child's growth/data to their family at scheduled meetings 4 times throughout the year.

  • Glossary of Educational Terms - An online resource that describes widely used school-improvement terms, concepts, and strategies for journalists, parents, and community members.

  • Parent Guides to Success -These guides will help you navigate your child’s journey from pre-kindergarten through high school.

  • Parent Internet Safety Tips - Parents, this site is here for you. All the tools, resources and information you need to keep your family safe online can be found here.

Enhance 2-Way Communication

Family Engagement Principles

The information found in this section provides examples within District 186 that align with the Illinois State Board of Education Family Engagement Principles.

Family and Community Engagement Resources