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Statewide Family Engagement Centers Program

CFDA Number: 84.310A
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants

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The Statewide Family Engagement Program (SFEC) awarded 11 grants in FY 2018. These awards total approximately $9.7 million and are serving 11 states. The following grantees will receive funding for up to five years to implement programming that supports the implementation and enhancement of systemic and effective family engagement policies, programs, and activities that lead to improvements in student development and academic achievement:

Grantee State Served
Capitol Region Education Council CT
EdVenture Group, Inc WV
The Federation for Children with Special Needs MA
National Center for Families Learning AZ
National Center for Families Learning NE
The Ohio State University OH
PACER Center, Inc. MN
Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence KY
University of Hawaii HI
University of South Carolina SC
West River Foundation SD

 

Additional information for each of these grantees and their funded programming will be uploaded to the Awards section of this website no later than October 31, 2018.

Program Description

The purpose of the SFEC program is to provide financial support to organizations that provide technical assistance and training to State educational agencies (SEAs) and local educational agencies (LEAs) in the implementation and enhancement of systemic and effective family engagement policies, programs, and activities that lead to improvements in student development and academic achievement. The Secretary is authorized to award grants to statewide organizations (or consortia of such organizations) in partnership with an SEA to establish statewide family engagement centers that (1) carry out parent education and family engagement in education, programs, and (2) provide comprehensive training and technical assistance to SEAs, LEAs, schools identified by SEAs and LEAs, organizations that support family-school partnerships and other such programs.

Jane Hodgdon
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Ave., SW,
4W237
Washington DC 20202
(202) 453-6620
(800) USA-LEARN sfec@ed.gov