Office of Family and Community Engagement

  • Family and Community Engagement (F.A.C.E.) is committed to strengthening the relationship between our parents, stakeholders, and many others who are integral in helping DPSCD position children to be successful. Our programs and initiatives are based on local and national best-practice models. 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: 

    Find out more by following us on: 

    Facebook: @DPSCDFACE

    Twitter: @DPSCDFACE

Stay informed with Parent Listening Sessions

  • Updated Parent Listening Session Flyer Spring 2022

    Parent Listening Sessions with Board Member Corletta Vaughn and Dr. Vitti, Superintendent

    Share your experience, ideas, and recommendations on making learning better for our students, and hear district updates.

    Stay Tuned For Our Next Scheduled Parent Listening Session!

    Date: Tuesday, May 24

    Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    Join by Computer:

    Join by Phone: +1 313-462-2305, Conference ID: 422 153 938#

Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Parent Meetings

  • ESE Parent Meetings

    Join DPSCD Board Vice President Dr. Deborah Hunter-Harvill and Deputy Superintendent Iranetta Wright to discuss current ESE student and family supports, interventions, and enrichment activities. Attendees will be able to ask questions and discuss strategies to improve the learning experience and supports for exceptional students. In addition, each meeting will cover a special topic. 


    • Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - Cognitive Impairments (CI)
    • Tuesday, March 22, 2022 - Transition Planning
    • Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - ESE Townhall
    • Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - Summer Learning Opportunities

    TIME: 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    JOIN BY TELEPHONE: (313) 462-2305, Webinar ID: 918 424 82#

    Download Flyer Here: DPSCD ESE Parent Meetings FEB-MAY 2022.pdf


    ESE Parent Advisory Council Meetings

    In addition, we have monthly ESE Parent Advisory Council (PAC) Meetings that are held on the second Wednesday of each month. Parents of students with Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) are asked to join monthly to represent the needs of exceptional students. 



    JOIN BY COMPUTER: Teams Meeting Link - ESE PAC
    JOIN BY TELEPHONE: (313) 462-2305, Webinar ID: 745 581 933#

Parent Academy Catalog


    Winter Catalog 22

    To view the Parent Academy Winter Catalog, click here

    For more information or questions about Parent Academy, please call: Joi Mausi, Senior Director, 313-651-3789

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

    Joi Mausi
    Senior Director

    Kenneth Chapman
    Assistant Director

    Angel Fox
    Program Supervisor

    Laci Bosquez
    Program Supervisor

    David Wilson
    Program Supervisor

Upcoming Events