Increasing Family Engagement

Learn strategies to strengthen family communications and take in a live demonstration of the new BellXcel App & Family Portal, which allows you to engage families with announcements, newsletters, photos, and direct messages.

In this session, we'll show:

  • Strategies for strong outreach to keep families engaged throughout your program
  • Ways staff can use the BX App to share information with families
  • How to invite families to join your app
  • The new family portal that allows families to enroll their children, with visibility into program enrollments and historical participation data
  • How to customize the app and family portal with your logo and accent colors for a visually consistent program experience for families

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Meet your Speakers:

Mark Williams

Mark Williams  
Chief Partner Success Officer at BellXcel

Mark Williams serves as chief of partner success at BellXcel. Mark has dedicated his career to the issue of educational equity and innovation as a teacher and nonprofit leader.

 

Joy Dixon

Joy Dixon, MPh  
Director, Partner Success at BellXcel

Joy Dixon is a nonprofit professional who has spent over a decade developing and training young leaders. As director of partner success, Joy guides partners through implementation and program execution within the BellXcel platform.

 

Ashley Edmonds

Ashley Edmonds
Assistant Principal, Tarrant Intermediate School

Ashley Edmonds is the Assistant Principal at Tarrant Intermediate School and After School Care Director of their 21st Century Community Learning Center for grades K-6. She is also the Community Education Coordinator for their Summer G.A.I.N.S program for rising 4th-6th grade students.  Ms. Edmonds has worked in the Tarrant City School System throughout her career in all of the district's schools.  Prior to her current role, she was a 7-12th grade reading teacher and coach, as well as a 2nd grade and 6th-grade teacher. She believes that family engagement is vital, valuable and definitely a key to success for all students!

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