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To learn more about the FAP program or to become involved, please contact Maria:

Maria Martell, Parents as Partners Parent CoordinatorMaria Martell, Lead Project Specialist of Families as Partnersmaria.martell@austinisd.org

Maria Martell, Lead Project Specialist of Families as Partners, began working in parent engagement in 2000 at AISD. As a parent of two AISD graduates, she believes for engagement between home and school to be genuine, opportunities must be afforded to parents. Maria enjoys contributing to the learning community of AISD by creating mutually beneficial relationships between families and staff.

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Acknowledgements

Parents and teachers in a classroom settingThere were many organizations and individuals who were vital to the success of this project. First and foremost, we would like to acknowledge the W. K. Kellogg Foundation for funding the FAP program. Thanks to our partner organizations for providing training and other resources to our families and staff. Many thanks to all the AISD staff who supported the project, especially the invaluable parent support specialists at our partner schools. Finally, a special thanks goes to the AISD parents and families, without whom this project would not be possible.

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