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Flamboyan School Coach Took a Teaching Job in Puerto Rico A Month Before Hurricane Maria

January 26, 2018 03:20 PM
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John LaRue, former School Partnerships Coach, moved to Puerto Rico with his wife to take a teaching job a month before Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on the island. In this blog post originally published in the Daily Iowan, he describes the before, during, and aftermath of the hurricane. My previous experiences with what I considered natural […]

Highlights on Flamboyan’s Successes in 2017

January 5, 2018 09:14 AM
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Now that the holiday break has come to an end and we are embarking on a new year, we thought it was a perfect time to reflect on a few of our successes in 2017. Our shared commitment to family engagement helps us meet our goal of families and educators across the country actively partnering […]

In the News: 1/30-2/3

February 3, 2017 03:01 PM
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Here’s a snapshot of this week’s family engagement news.

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March 3, 2016 12:59 PM
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Improving Family Engagement

December 14, 2015 11:32 AM
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Flamboyan Welcomes Samantha Cohen, National Director of Training and Support

July 27, 2015 04:01 PM
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Samantha Cohen is National Director of Training and Support at the Flamboyan Foundation.   In her role, Samantha coaches national organizations that are launching family engagement efforts and builds the Flamboyan strategy for national partnerships. Samantha is a passionate believer in the promise and potential of American education, and she brings 13 years of education experience […]

Flamboyan Welcomes Emily VanHouten, School Partnerships Coach

July 27, 2015 12:16 PM
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Emily VanHouten is a Director, School Partnerships Coach at Flamboyan Foundation. In her role, she serves as a coach to school leaders and teacher leaders in Flamboyan partner schools, and supports the development of family engagement practices and tools that partners use. During the 2014-15 school year, Emily served as the Assistant Principal for Excel […]

Flamboyan Welcomes Robert Crosby, New School Partnerships Coach

July 24, 2015 02:40 PM
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Robert Crosby is a Director, School Partnerships Coach at Flamboyan Foundation. In this role, he provides coaching and support to school and teacher leaders, as well as supports the development of family engagement practices and tools. This includes working to manage the implementation of Flamboyan’s teacher leadership professional development curriculum at the school level for […]

Family Engagement End-Of-Year Celebration 2015

July 24, 2015 11:14 AM
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Photo Gallery: Flamboyan Family Engagement End-Of-Year Celebration 2015 On Friday, June 12, 2015, the Flamboyan Foundation team hosted family engagement partners from schools across the district for an End of Year Family Engagement Celebration at the Pursuit Wine Bar in Northeast. Teachers, school leaders, parent and teacher trainers, DCPS central office staff, and nonprofit partners […]

Flamboyan Announces DC Charter Teachers Selected for Family Engagement Professional Learning Community 2015-16

June 24, 2015 10:11 AM
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Flamboyan Foundation is pleased to announce the DC Charter Teachers selected as participants in the School Year 2015-16 Family Engagement Professional Learning Community (PLC). This professional learning community gives teachers the opportunity to learn research-based family engagement best practices around (1) relationship building, including home visits; (2) academic partnering such as high quality parent-teacher conferences and […]

Flamboyan Is Hiring a Secondary Teacher Consultant in DC

June 9, 2015 09:11 AM
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Secondary Teacher Consultant Position Description Flamboyan Foundation seeks a teacher consultant to collaborate in the designing of Back to School Night and gradebook resources for middle school teachers. The ideal candidate is a DC middle or high school teacher, effectively engages their students’ families, is a strong planner with backwards mapping and curriculum design experience, and […]

Duke Ellington School of the Arts College Summit Richmond Campus Tour 2015

Families Reflect on the College Summit Tour Experience: “I learned more about what my child is seeking in a college. We talked, while walking, about what he learned at VCU and at University of Richmond and he articulated clearly his thoughts and feelings about the strengths/weaknesses of each for him. That will be helpful as […]

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