Office of Family and Community Engagement

  • Family and Community Engagement (F.A.C.E.) is committed to strengthening the relationship between our parents, partners, and many others who are intricate in helping DPSCD position children to be successful. Our programs and initiatives are based on best-practice models locally and nationally. We believe parents are partners in the educational process and the larger community constitutes the village for which we have many platforms designed for your engagement. We strive to provide the best services to our stakeholders, tell us how we're doing:


  • Parent Training

    Attend an upcoming parent training session to learn how to best support your child at home as they participate in Online Learning for the new school year. We are providing both Face to Face and Online Parent Training Sessions. For more information please view the Parent Academy page, under initiatives, or call (313) 873-7490. 

    By the end of the session, parents will be able to:

    • Assist with logging students on, basic navigation, device setup and use such as camera and keyboard, and basic internet troubleshooting
    • Navigate to the learning platforms that students will use and parent portal: Clever, Teams, Schoology and PowerSchool.



Fall 2020 Parent Academy Catalog

Contact Information

  • Office of Family and Community Engagement

    16164 Asbury Park
    Detroit, MI 48235

    Office: (313)873-7490 

    Sharlonda Buckman
    Assistant Superintendent of Family and Community Engagement

    Jenell Mansfield
    Executive Director of Parent Academy

    Dawn Stewart
    Program Supervisor

    Shaun Maloy
    Program Supervisor

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