Council on Family Engagement

  • Purpose

    The Council on Family Engagement (COFE) works in partnership with the district on family engagement. The Council makes recommendations to the Superintendent about best practices that should be implemented to support the board policy on family engagement. It provides input on the various efforts underway to improve student achievement through partnership with families. The committee meets monthly during the school year. The meetings are open to the public. 
    • For a copy of the Council's Operating Procedures, click here.


    Council Officers and Members - 2018-2019 school year:

    Cheryl Pratt- Chair - Family Representative
    Karen Mowry- Vice Chair - Community At-large Representative
    Terri Smith - Secretary - Business Representative
    Sherry Waugh - Immediate Past Chair - Head Start Representative
    Victor Sherbondy - WCSD Superintendent Representative
    Misty Best  - Family Representative - Elementary
    Michelle Horne - Family Representative - Elementary
    Mariana Reyes - Family Representative - Elementary
    Lela Arney - Family Representative - Community-based Early Childhood
    Jonna AuCoin - WCSD Elementary School Administrative Representative 
    Alexsis Adams - Family Representative - WCSD Employee
    D'Lisa Crain - WCSD Department of Family-School Partnerships
    Sam Ehrenreich - Higher Education Representative
    David Hartshorn - WCSD Middle School Administrative Representative
    Tomas Macaluso - WCSD High School Administrative Representative
    Mary Stach - WCSD Title I Department
    Rhonda Van Deusen - Washoe Schools Principal Association
    Dallas McCord - WCSD Student Services Administrative Representative
    Carrie McDonald - Family Representative - WCSD Early Childhood
    Angie Kirk - Parent Involvement Facilitator/ FGA Representative
    Akasha Iaulualo - Washoe Education Association Representative
    Tina Springmeyer - WCSD Department of Child & Family Services
    Kiemmy Thai - Family Representative - Middle School
    Laura Gallardo - Family Representative - Middle School
    Danny Fierro - Family Reprsentative - High School
    Kelley Miner - Family Representative - High School
    Kelly Heller - Family Representative - High School

    Meeting Dates

    Please click here for a list of COFE meetings for the 2018-2019 school year.

    Council Membership

    The Council reviews applications for membership regularly. If you are interested in becoming a Council member download an application below or contact the Department of Family-School Partnerships for more information at 775-789-4680 or by email.

    WCSD Council on Family Engagement Application- English