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


IL Educational Opportunities for Military Children Commission

White House College Scorecard

Recent Community Outreach

North Central Regional Betterment Coalition

April 12 events in Ottawa, Oglesby, and Princeton


Melissa MitchellChairExecutive Director
Matthew RodriguezChair

​Illinois PTA