Please Participate in the MD Family Engagement Focus Group

YOU ARE INVITED to participate in a focus group to provide feedback on Maryland’s new Birth through Age 21 Family Engagement Framework. Your insights and expertise will help ensure the framework is useful and accessible for everyone involved in this important work. The Policy Equity Group has been contracted by Ready At Five to support the development of a Maryland Birth through 21 Family Engagement Framework. In addition to working with the Maryland Family Engagement Coalition, they are interested in learning from key stakeholders in Maryland through a series of focus groups.


PARTICIPATION INCLUDES providing feedback during a one-hour Zoom session. Multiple focus groups will be held to engage diverse perspectives across roles and perspectives in the family engagement space.


YOUR VOICE MATTERS! If you’re interested and are available during the time-slot listed below for your role(s), please fill out this short survey and we will follow up with more information.


Special Education Administrators, Family Engagement Coordinators, and Educators

11/28

4:00 pm


Families

11/28

7:00 pm


Early Childhood Education (Birth to Age 5) Administrators

11/29

1:00 pm


Family Engagement Coordinators

11/29

2:30 pm


Educators

11/29

4:00 pm


Families

11/29

7:00 pm


K - 12 Administrators

11/30

1:00 pm


Family Engagement Coordinators

11/30

2:30 pm


Educators

11/30

4:00 pm


Families

11/30

7:00 pm


If you are unable to attend a focus group, but want to share written reflections, send them to Melissa Dahlin at melissad@policyequity.com (e.g., family engagement lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic, important considerations in implementing family engagement).