Professional Learning

Welcome to our hub for free professional learning for schools on family engagement in education!

Learning on Demand | News & Guidance | Research Briefs | Online Courses | Speakers

Annual Leadership Summit

The Ohio Family Engagement Leadership Summit is a free day of professional learning and connecting virtually with those dedicated to advancing effective family-school-community partnerships across Ohio and beyond. Hosted by the Ohio Statewide Family Engagement Center at The Ohio State University, this Summit brings research to action by providing schools, families, and community partners with the tools they need to work together to launch all children to success. If you are a teacher, leader, or community partner looking for opportunities to evolve your practice to next generation family and community engagement, this summit is for you, You can access content from the last 2 Summits by clicking “Learn More.”

Learning on Demand

Free recorded videos and podcasts for educators to learn about effective family engagement.

News & Guidance

Each month we send out news and guidance for educators via email to a list of 1,000+ people. From communication basics to tailoring practices to specific groups of students/families, we have a growing archive of guidance that schools can read related to all-things-family-engagement! Subscribe or view past issues by clicking “Learn More.”

Research Briefs

Our research briefs provide practical, research-based tips for teachers, counselors, and school leaders on a variety of topics.

Online Courses

Our team offers two online courses for educators, one on Foundations of Family Engagement, and one on Partnering with Families for Early Literacy.


Conferences & Events

Monthly Real Talk Webinars for Families

October 8 Crane Center Symposium on Children

October 13-15 – National FCE Summit

Featured Speakers

Our team is available to present on a variety of topics related to family-school-community partnerships to launch student success.