Author: Trise Moore

For the past twenty-years, Trise Moore has designed and implemented community outreach and family engagement networks for districts, schools and non-profit organizations throughout the U.S. In 2017 she received the Education Week 2017 "Leaders' to Learn From" National award, for outstanding leadership in the area of family and community partnerships, in one of the most diverse school districts in the country. She was selected by the Harvard Family Research Project, as one of six emerging leaders in the field of family and community partnerships and she continues to work with educators, advocates and community partners, to establish and strengthen culturally responsive partnerships for equity and student achievement.

Lessons Learned: Reaching Families for Equity and Student Achievement

Educators and families have high expectations for themselves and each other and both feel overwhelmed when their students aren’t succeeding.  On occasion, differences involving culture, perception and perspective, cause assumptions and misunderstandings that can make communication and partnership efforts complicated. With this understanding, I’ve come to learn a few lessons

Family engagement and student achievement

What Does Family Engagement Have to Do with Equity and Student Achievement?

There is no question that teachers deserve the lion’s share of the credit when a student learns to read, write and grasp any academic concept covered during the school day. In fact, research and every respected education leader in the Country, will confirm teachers are the most important factor regarding