Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the U.S. Department of Education’s Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will give remarks at the annual National Engagement Partnership meeting in Boston on Thursday, May 12. She will discuss the importance of community and faith partnerships to better serve and improve public schools. She also will highlight the Department’s efforts to improve education achievement through community partnerships. Girton-Mitchell also will acknowledge the work that Boston Public Schools has done to promote diversity and inclusion, improve academic achievement and increase graduation rates.
The annual summit will bring together Boston school officials and administrators, parents, students and community leaders to celebrate community partnerships and the positive impact they have on student learning.