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 - 2020-2021 school year:

    Sam Ehrenreich- Chair - Higher Education Representative 
    Mary Stach - Secretary - Title I Department Representative
    Carrie McDonald - Vice Chair - WCSD Representative
    D'Lisa Crain - WCSD Department of Family-School Partnerships
    David Hartshorn - WCSD Middle School Administrative Representative
    Rhonda Van Deusen - Washoe Schools Principal Association
    Angie Kirk - Parent Involvement Facilitator/ FGA Representative
    Tina Springmeyer - WCSD Department of Child & Family Services
    Laura Gallardo - Family Representative - Middle School
    Veronica Thompson- Family Representative- Middle School 
    Sherry Waugh - Head Start Representative
    Mikie Franklin - Community at Large Representative
    Toni Elam - PTA Representative


    Meeting Dates

    Coming soon!

    Council Membership

    The Council reviews applications for membership regularly. If you are interested in becoming a Council member please click on the COFE membership flyer below and fill out the application electronically, you can also download the application below or contact the Department of Family-School Partnerships for more information at 775-789-4680 or by email.

    English COFE Membership Flyer

    Spanish COFE Membership Flyer

    WCSD Council on Family Engagement Application- English