Family Youth and Community Engagement

The purpose of the Family, Youth, and Community Engagement Committee is to raise awareness about issues and proposed recommendations of the P-20 Council, provide opportunities for youth, families, and communities to have a voice in the deliberations, and make recommendations to the P-20 Council about the integration of youth and family and community involvement in education at all levels, including out of school time.

Structure: Co-chaired by two representatives of statewide child, parent and community advocacy organizations

Membership: Members will include but not be limited to representatives of organizations and providers in the areas of:

  • Child advocacy
  • Parent involvement
  • Community-based services
  • Early childhood education
  • After-school/out-of-school time
  • Youth development
  • Special needs
  • Youth employment/workforce development
  • Business/employer


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Melissa MitchellChairExecutive Director
Matthew RodriguezChair

​Illinois PTA