Education Perspectives

EP 16 Sharon Mofield-Boswell, FCPS Family and Community Engagement Office

August 17, 2023 Liza Holland Season 1 Episode 16
Education Perspectives
EP 16 Sharon Mofield-Boswell, FCPS Family and Community Engagement Office
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Show Notes

Welcome to another insightful episode of "Education Perspectives"! In this episode, our host, Liza Holland, engages in a thought-provoking conversation with our special guest, Sharon Mofield-Boswell. Sharon, a dedicated advocate for education, shares her inspiring journey from being an active member of the PTA to her current role as a family and community engagement liaison in Fayette County public schools. Join us as we delve into the importance of family and community engagement in education, the barriers faced, and the positive changes that can be made. We also explore Sharon's personal experiences, her passion for connecting with students and families, and the transformative power of these relationships. Get ready for an episode filled with valuable insights and perspectives on how education can truly be a collaborative effort. You won't want to miss it!

[00:02:17] PTA involvement led to a fulfilling education career.

[00:03:35] Preschool teacher turned kindergarten para educator turned writing coach turned 21st Century Coordinator, now supports non-title one elementary schools.

[00:07:14] Partnerships, cohorts, and reduced tuition for advancement.

[00:10:46] Barbering event brings joy and connections.

[00:15:56] Fayette County working on equitable access.

[00:18:48] Bilingual ambassadors break language barriers and offer assistance.

[00:20:27] Legislators must address education barriers and transportation.

[00:23:21] Education politics mean parents do care deeply.

[00:26:50] Importance of clear, constant communication at the district level.

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