Our mission:
To advance high-impact policies and practices for family, school, and community engagement
to promote child development and improve student achievement.

To Boost Science Learning, Start Early

Early experiences with science can help children develop the problem-solving skills they need for life. What do we know about supporting family science? A new report from EDC and SRI International explores parental involvement in children’s early science experiences. The results of this first-of-its-kind study offer a clear window into parents’ perceptions of early science learning at home and the opportunities that exist for improvement.


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NAFSCE is the only professional association dedicated solely to those who spend each and every day making family engagement happen -- those who advance high impact practices, promote evidence-based policies, and strive to engage all families in the development of their children. If you work with families and children, NAFSCE works for you.

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Students do better when their families are engaged

Research from national experts and insights from practitioners confirm the powerful effect of family engagement on children’s learning. Simply put, when parents are truly engaged, children learn more.

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NAFSCE’s membership is comprised of the brightest minds in the field of family engagement – practitioners, educators, researchers, and advocates who are literally shaping the way schools, communities, and parents engage.

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