The K12 Engaged Connector

Super info & resources for Family Engagement Coordinators

September 8, 2015 Vol. 1/No. 5

What Do You Need? FEC Meetings Scheduled

Now that the school year has begun, and your work is in the earliest stages of "full swing," it's time for us all to gather and share. If you are a Family Engagement Coordinator, you should have all received an invitation for FECs Biweekly meeting. If you have not received this invitation at this time, please let me know as soon as possible. We will begin meeting on alternate Wednesdays beginning on September 9 at 1pm Eastern/ 12noon Central/ 11am Mtn/ 10am Pacific. I've linked the date to the BbC room.
Thanks to all those who responded to the survey in last week's Engaged Connector which helped me plan

Question... & Answer!

Is there a "Best Tool" to use for event registrations?

There are many tools out there to use for event registration. Some are free and others offer a free trial. Check out your free options and see if they do for you what you need.
Google Forms is a great option. Remember, don't collect more information than you need and beware of privacy issues.
Another tool to look at is
SignUpGenius, which has a nicer interface than Google. Here's a sample of a link for a sign-up for our meetings using SignUpGenius

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Listen Up! 5 Tips...

"In our louder and louder world, says sound expert Julian Treasure, 'We are losing our listening.' In this short, fascinating talk, Treasure shares five ways to re-tune your ears for conscious listening — to other people and the world around you."
Click HERE!

Learning Lift-Off

It may seem kind of silly to share, but don't forget that K12 offers a great resource for you to share with your families. Don't forget to become familiar with Learning Lift-off!

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