Community Engagement Branch

The Community Engagement Branch (CEB) stewards collaboration with public and private partners to expand learning opportunities and secure critical resources to ensure that students, educators, schools, families, and communities thrive. CEB strives to provide innovative pathways for both internal and external stakeholders to participate in meaningful connection and productive engagement.

CEB's efforts focus on four dynamic streams of work including:

Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (FACE) efforts build collaborative partnerships focused on strengthening family engagement capacities in schools and communities through programs such as:

Partnerships (Local) through sustained relationships with business, industry, and community members and organizations, CEB facilitates the acceptance of donations, gifts, and collaborative opportunities at both school and state levels, and directs resources as necessary to meet critical needs within the Department. 

Global Partnerships through targeted relationships with global stakeholders focused on leveraging international experiences to deepen, expand, and open learning spaces for students and educators.

Out of School Time Partnerships (OST) enables high-quality services to support student learning and development for students in non-school hours or periods when school is not in session through programs such as:

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