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About the Center

Research and Evaluation Advisory Panel

  • A. Wade Boykin, Ph.D., Executive Director, The Capstone Institute at Howard University
  • Nancy Feyl Chavkin, Ph.D., Professor, Center for Children and Families School of Social Work, Texas State University
  • Reginald Milton Clark, Ph.D., President, Clark and Associates
  • Kathleen V. Hoover-Dempsey, Ph.D., Chair/Associate Professor, Department of Psychology & Human Development, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University
  • Joyce Epstein, Ph.D., Director, Center on School, Family, and Community Partnerships
  • Warlene Gary, Past Chief Executive Officer, National PTA
  • Anne T. Henderson, Senior Fellow, Community Involvement Program, Annenberg Institute for School Reform
  • Michael L. Lopez, Ph.D., Executive Director, National Center for Latino Child & Family Research
  • Karen L. Mapp, Ed.D., Lecturer on Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Oliver C. Moles, Ph.D., Social Research Consultant, Social Science Research Group
  • Douglas R. Powell, Ph.D., Professor, Child Development and Family Studies, Purdue University
  • Sam Redding, Ed.D., Executive Director, Academic Development Institute
  • Brian T. Yates, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychology, American University
Funding for the PIRC program as a whole has been discontinued by the US Department of Education. Therefore, most PIRC programs are no longer in operation although several are continuing with funding from other sources. You may contact PIRCs directly to determine their status.
Free Webinar Series
The U.S. Department of Education and its partners invite you to view the archive for the webinar, Bringing it All Together: Family and Community Engagement Policies in Action, which took place on November 16, 2011.

This is the ninth and final webinar in the series, Achieving Excellence and Innovation in Family, School, and Community Engagement.
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