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

  • Fall 2021 Parent Listening Sessions

    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.

    Tuesday, Novmber 23, 2021 - CANCELLED 
    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - (November 23, 2021 Meeting Rescheduled & Special Focus on the Strategic Plan)
    5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    Tuesday, December 14, 2021
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Tuesday, January 25, 2021
    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    MS Teams Link:
    Phone: +1 313-462-2305
    Conference ID: 808 304 147 #

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 Exceptional Student Education (ESE) student and family supports, interventions, and enrichment activities during an upcoming ESE Parent Meeting. Attendees will be able to ask questions and discuss strategies to improve the learning experience and supports for exceptional students.

    DATE: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

    MEETING FOCUS: students with Autism Spectrum Disorders at DPSCD.
    TIME: 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    Download Flyer Here: DPSCD ESE Parent Meeting November 30, 2021

    JOIN BY TELEPHONE: (313) 462-2305, Webinar ID: 918 424 82#

    DATE: Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    MEETING FOCUS: Schools in Southwest Detroit.
    TIME: 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    Download Flyer Here: DPSCD-ESE Parent Meeting_December 7 2021 Flyer

    JOIN BY TELEPHONE: (313) 462-2305, Webinar ID: 918 424 82#

    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. 

    DATE: Wednesday, December 8, 2021

    TIME: 4:15 PM-5:15 PM

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

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

    Joi Mausi
    Senior Director

    Shaun Maloy
    Assistant Director

    Betsy Beltran
    Program Supervisor

    Angel Fox
    Program Supervisor

    Laci Bosquez
    Program Supervisor

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