Parental Involvement & Family Engagement
2018 Nevada Family Engagement Summit: Connections, Relationships, Partnerships
“The Nevada Department of Education, in collaboration with the Summit Steering Committee, presents to you the 2018 Nevada Family Engagement Summit: Connections, Relationships, Partnerships. This statewide summit is a one day event dedicated to family engagement capacity building and best practices. Parents, families, educators, community members, and district leaders will come together to learn how to create and strengthen family-school partnerships.”
Pursuant to NRS 385.630 the Nevada Department of Education Office of Parent involvement and Family Engagement was established in 2012 to actively promote and support the participation and engagement of families and communities. All Nevada Families are welcomed and encouraged to participate in their children's education and are afforded opportunities for active involvement, strengthened through collaboration with the community and school. (this office was created under AB 224 that is now NRS 385.600)
- Works with school districts to share family engagement best practices and grants;
- Collaborates with the Advisory Council for Family Engagement to create and evaluate statewide policies;
- Teams with the Steering committee for Nevada's Family Engagement in Education Summit;
- Provides reports to the Nevada Legislature.