Between jobs, caregiving, and all the rest of life’s demands, families are busy! Whether we’re communicating by email, text, or notes sent home in backpacks, it’s a challenge to get messages into the hands of families and for those messages to have an impact.
In this edWebinar, family engagement experts will share eight ways (plus a few bonus tips!) to reach and engage families without overwhelming them. Participants will learn how to…
- Break down complex topics into manageable activities for parents
- Write with equity, access, and empowerment in mind
- Quickly edit your text to maximize accessibility
- Use layout and style to keep readers engaged
- Craft subject lines that motivate parents to read what comes next
Join this event to learn practical strategies you can use to meaningfully engage families and strengthen family involvement.
This edWebinar will be of interest to pre-k-12 educators, school leaders, and those involved with family engagement/parent involvement. There will be time for questions at the end.
About the Presenters
Rebecca Honig is the Chief Content and Curriculum Officer at ParentPowered. She has authored numerous curricula, parent guides, and children’s storybooks for Sesame Workshop, Scholastic, Disney, Compass Learning, PBS, WGBH, HITN, Nickelodeon, Mo Willems, and The Norman Rockwell Museum. She has also served as a Curriculum and Content Specialist for Sesame Street and spent ten years teaching in public, private, and after-school programs. Rebecca has a master’s degree in early childhood education from Bank Street College.
Mary Westervelt is the Director of Marketing and Communications for ParentPowered. She is passionate about helping great ideas take flight. A lifelong member of the mission-driven entrepreneurial world, she has worked across industries and sectors, with the last seven years in edtech. She holds an MBA in managing for sustainability from Marlboro College and a B.A. from the College of William & Mary in anthropology.
Date & Time
Wednesday, November 1, 11 AM PT | 2 PM ET