This document from the Institute for Educational Leadership, Taking It to the Next Level: Strengthening and Sustaining Family Engagement through Integrated, Systemic Practice, is designed to:
- Provide clarity on what systemic engagement is and what it looks like in practice;
- Provide an analysis of how systemic practices are being implemented in the family and community engagement field through exemplars of systemic engagement (district engagement briefs);
- Share promising practices that promote systemic engagement while leveraging engagement to advance equity (regional capacity-building models); and
- Provide insights and recommendations to practitioners, funders, policymakers, and other key constituencies regarding family engagement practices and potential areas for additional research.