Boone awarded $4.2M for statewide center to serve Ohio’s families and schools

Barbara Boone, program director in the Center on Education and Training for Employment (CETE) within the College of Education and Human Ecology, was awarded $4.2 million from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement to develop a statewide center at Ohio State to serve Ohio’s families and schools. The Statewide Family Engagement Center will empower families to support their child’s education and will provide comprehensive training and technical assistance to schools and organizations that support family school partnerships. Collaborators on the project include the Ohio Department of Education, the National Network of Partnership Schools at Johns Hopkins University, the National Association of for Family, School, and Community Engagement, the Youth Policy institute and many other state and regional partners.

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