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Congratulations to all SAC Award Winners!

On June 1, 2018, the Office of Family and Community Engagement awarded six recipients for their accomplishments related to School Advisory Councils. We appreciate the passion, hard work, and creativity they all put forth for their schools! Check out the stellar award winners below and click here to read more about them! Most Dedicated SAC...

Volunteer Appreciation Month Recap

FACE had a blast celebrating our volunteers during April, which was National Volunteer Appreciation Month! Check out some of our favorite moments below, or go to Facebook/Twitter and search the hashtags #VolunteerAppreciationMonth #VolunteersForPHLed! The James J. Sullivan School SAC honored their 16 volunteers on Thursday, April 26 for National Volunteer Appreciation Month with a luncheon...

SAC Parent and FACE Deputy Chief Share Expertise on Panel at William Penn Foundation Event

Meaningfully engaging and communicating with families is something that all educators and administrators struggle with—even us here in FACE! In a city as diverse and large as Philadelphia, communication with families is especially challenging. What will grab parents’ attention? Which communication vehicle works best? How do we phrase our messaging? The William Penn Foundation hosted...

Mayfair SAC Hosts Educational Family Night

Mayfair’s School Advisory Council (SAC) organized and hosted a Family Academic Night on Tuesday, March 27. Parents had the opportunity to spend the evening in the school, attending workshops led by the school’s teachers and staff and enjoying a dinner served by the leadership team. Thirteen different workshops were planned, and a rotation allowed families...

Parent Spotlight: Sana Hassan, Robert B. Pollock Elementary School

Signs welcoming families to Pollock. Robert B. Pollock Elementary School has an incredibly diverse student body. The school serves grades K-6 and is located in Northeast Philadelphia. About 642 students attend Pollock, and the student body speaks over 26 languages, and Pollock prides itself on diversity and inclusion. The staff recognizes that their school serves...

SAC Meetings and Learning Walks at Laura H. Carnell Elementary School

Laura H. Carnell Elementary School is located in Northeast Philadelphia and has nearly 1,000 students enrolled in grades K-5.  Carnell currently holds SAC meetings once a month, usually on a Tuesday morning right after the hustle and bustle of drop-off. In March, Carnell held a SAC meeting attended by parents, the Vice Principal, and the...

Last modified: March 19, 2018