Community Engagement Specialists

School-Based Family Engagement Staff

Welcome parents and community members, and thank you for visiting the School-Based Family Engagement Staff section of our website.

Community Engagement Specialists and other school-based family engagement staff work in our schools to empower families and other community stakeholders with information and resources necessary to ensure that Newark students are college and career ready. They are responsible for the following:

  • Creating a welcoming school environment for families
  • Working with school administrators to address parent issues and concerns at the school
  • Conducting outreach to engage parents in their children’s education
  • Facilitating meetings, workshops, and discussions with parents and community partners
  • Strengthening parent involvement in the school and community

To become more involved in your child’s school or for more information, please feel free to contact the Community Engagement Specialist or other school-based family engagement staff:

SchoolCES Name PhoneE-Mail Address
Abington AvenueYesenia
American History High SchoolDaVonne
Ann Street/AnnexOlga
Arts High SchoolVernon
B.R.I.C.K. Avon AcademyMarcus
B.R.I.C.K. Peshine AcademyNitia
Bard Early College High SchoolChesha
Barringer Academy of Arts & HumanitiesMarilyn
Barringer Academy of S.T.E.A.M.Michael
Belmont RunyonSalimah
Benjamin FranklinBrillith
Branch BrookVacancy
Bruce StreetVacancy
Camden StreetSaleemah
Central High SchoolJoan Marie
Chancellor AvenueAyana
ClevelandSumayya Wright973-733-7094
Dr. E. Alma FlaggMaria
Dr. William H. HortonElke
Eagle Academy for Young MenThomas
Early Childhood School - Central @ Samuel L. BerlinerClick here for a list of Family Advocates973-733-7257
Early Childhood School - North @ Gladys Hillman JonesClick here for a list of Family Advocates973-268-5180
Early Childhood School - South @ Chancellor AvenueClick here for a list of Family Advocates973-705-3860
Early Childhood School - West @ SpeedwayClick here for a list of Family Advocates973-351-2040
East Side High SchoolCarla
Elliott StreetCarmen Duran973-268-5360
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Fast TrackWesley
First AvenueIsabel
Fourteenth AvenueSonia
George Washington CarverDwayne
Harriet TubmanRhonda
Hawkins StreetMarisol
Hawthorne AvenueMarqese
Ivy Hill Elementary SchoolPatience
John F. KennedyAretta
Lafayette StreetOlga
Louise A. SpencerCliff
Luis Munoz Marin Middle SchoolApril
Malcolm X Shabazz High SchoolObadiah
Miller StreetShonda
Mount VernonDena
Newark Early College @ West Side CampusFatima
New Jersey Regional DayAleasea
Newark Leadership AcademyLarry
Newark Vocational @ West Side CampusVacancy
North 10th Street Elementary SchoolTaisha
Oliver StreetGisella
Park ElementaryChristine Valle973-268-5988
Quitman Street Community SchoolStephanie
Rafael HernandezMiguelina
Ridge StreetYvette
Roberto ClementeCarmen Ruth Perez973-268-5291
Science Park High SchoolKaren
South 17th StreetVanessa
South StreetAlvaro
Speedway AcademiesN/A973-351-2327Please contact the school administration for appropriate person.
Sussex Avenue Renew SchoolYazmin
Technology High SchoolNoemi
Thirteenth Avenue/Dr. MLK, Jr.Marion
University High SchoolRadale
Weequahic High SchoolElijah
Wilson AvenueVacancy