Community Engagement: School and Family Partnerships to Support Mutual Learning

  • Carolee Hurtado CSUCI


Community engagement in schools that place parent voice at the forefront? Can mathematics be a place for restorative practices? In this article, we share our journey for a family-school partnerships modeled from the visioning of parents who dared to dream differently.

Author Biography

Carolee Hurtado, CSUCI

Dr. Carolee Koehn Hurtado is an Assistant Professor of Education at California State University, Channel Islands. Prior to this role, she was the Director of the UCLA Mathematics Project and the UCLA Parent Project, where she had the fortunate opportunity to bring teachers and families together to support children’s mathematical thinking. This work has deepened her understanding of how mathematics can be a means for challenging inequities in schools.