Council on Family Engagement
PurposeThe 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 RepresentativeCarrie McDonald - Vice Chair - Early Childhood - WCSD RepresentativeVictor Sherbondy - WCSD Superintendent RepresentativeD'Lisa Crain - WCSD Department of Family-School PartnershipsDavid Hartshorn - WCSD Middle School Administrative RepresentativeRhonda Van Deusen - Washoe Schools Principal AssociationAngie Kirk - Parent Involvement Facilitator/ FGA RepresentativeTina Springmeyer - WCSD Department of Child & Family ServicesLaura Gallardo - Family Representative - Middle SchoolVeronica Thompson- Family Representative- Middle SchoolKelly Heller - Family Representative - High SchoolSherry Waugh - Head Start RepresentativeMikie Franklin - Community at Large RepresentativeToni Elam - PTA Representative
Meeting DatesPlease click here for a list of COFE meetings for the 2020-2021 school year.
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.