“Together, States, LEAs,

schools, and early

childhood programs have

the responsibility to

promote and implement

effective family

engagement to improve

children’s learning,

development, and







Read the U.S. Department of Education Policy Statement on Family Engagement from the early years to the early grades.

Read the Policy Statement

Family Facilitator's Guide: Advocating for the Literacy Needs of Children

The purpose of the facilitator guide is to provide information and materials to effectively facilitate the Advocating for the Literacy Needs of Children Tutorial in person as a workshop series and enable participants to achieve the learning objectives.

Facilitator's Guide

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Families and Schools Partnering for Children's Literacy Success Toolkit

This toolkit helps families and schools work together to support children's literacy success in and out of school.

You will learn:

  • Tips for starting or enhancing discussions about literacy instruction and intervention
  • Ways to increase your joint understanding of evidence-based literacy practices
  • Strategies for addressing concerns about children’s literacy development together

This toolkit includes:

  • An Online Tutorial
  • Research Briefs & Infographics
  • Tools & Resources
  • Facilitator’s Guides

View the Toolkit



NCIL had the honor of sitting down with Resha Conroy, a parent of a child with Dyslexia. She is also a member of the National Center on Improving Literacy Family Engagement Advisory Board and has started her own non-profit, Dyslexia Alliance for Black Children.

Read the full interview

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What are you hoping to accomplish as an NCIL family engagement advisory board member?

NCIL has a wealth of information for families, educators, advocates, and other professionals. As an NCIL family engagement advisory board member, I hope to support and ensure family-friendly, accessible information and that the message reaches families from all backgrounds across race, ethnicity, linguistic background, and socioeconomic status.

-Resha Conroy, NCIL Family Engagement Advisory Board Member

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