Advancing Research, Improving Education

National Center for Family and Community Connections with Schools
Family, School, and Community Connections Symposium: New Directions for Research, Practice, and Evaluation
Agenda and Overview Speaker Bios Symposium Resources

Page 4 - Describing High School Parental Involvement:
Voices from the Field

Safisha Mance

Safisha Mance
Citizen and Business Person
Washington, DC

  • Schools need to be sensitive to parental schedules
  • Parent involvement should be mandated
  • Students cannot graduate without 20-30 hours of parent involvement
  • Encourages teacher, student, and parent interaction and networking


Voices From The Field

Zenna Nephew
Scott Elliff
Safisha Mance
Linda Boswell-Bordelon
Jeff Edmondson
Cris Gutierrez
Jason King
William Miles

Copyright ©2015 SEDL