Family Engagement

Booker's Family Engagement Specialist

Mrs. C. Henderson

757-848-2217

chenderson@hampton.k12.va.us

What does a Family Engagement Specialist do at my school?

  • Serves as a connection between families, school staff, and the community.
  • Engages with our families and creates relationships to foster positive experiences for students and families.
  • Supports families in setting positive goals, and works to help them achieve those goals by facilitating support from our school and the community.
  • Connects families with community resources that can help them with needs beyond what the school is able to provide
  • Provides educational resources that families can use here at school or can check out to use at home.
  • Coordinates Booker's volunteer program to include volunteer training, scheduling volunteer hours, and making volunteers aware of needs at school.
  • Empowers families by offering valuable workshops & educational events throughout the school year.


What Does the Family Resource Center offer Booker Families?

  • A comfortable place to conduct parent groups and workshops
  • Information about community services and agencies to assist families with educational, health, employment, and social resources.
  • Computers for families to use to access Parent Portal, educational websites, and job searches.
  • Interactive science, math, and literacy resources, games, and books for parents to checkout and use at home.
Event Calendar 2019