Family Engagement


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Family Engagement Centers



The new bedford public school’s family engagement center mission is to empower and strengthen authentic home, school, and community relationships to ensure student success. school staff collaborate through our centers to work with families to try to meet their needs, in efforts to increase the student's academic achievements.

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Our Family Engagement Center Core Beliefs include:

  • All families have dreams for their children and want the best for them.
  • All families have the capacity to support their children’s learning.
  • Families and school staff are equal partners.
  • The responsibility for cultivating and sustaining partnerships among school, home and community rest primarily on us – the educators

Family Engagement Centers are located at: 

  • Hayden-McFadden Elementary School 
  • Irwin M. Jacobs Elementary School
  • Renaissance Community Innovation School 
  • Carlos Pacheco Elementary School
  • Alfred J. Gomes Elementary School
  • Keith Middle School
  • Normandin Middle School 
  • Roosevelt Middle School
  • New Bedford High School 

Which Family Engagement Center should I vist? 

You can visit any FEC and get assistance from our wonderful staff. You can head to the center closest to your home, or use the list provided below if your student’s school does not have it’s own FEC.

--New Bedford High School FEC: Supports Whaling City, Trinity Day Academy, and Parenting Teens.

--Keith Middle School FEC: Supports Hathaway, Carney, Brooks, Winslow, and Rodman elementary schools.

--Normandin Middle School FEC: Supports Lincoln, Swift, Ashley, Campbell, and Pulaski elementary schools.

--Roosevelt Middle School FEC: Supports Taylor, DeValles, and Congdon elementary schools.

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    How to Contact our Family Engagement Centers: 

    If your family is interested in assistance or you are a community provider referring a family, please click the link below to access the referral code for your nearest Family Engagement Center.
    Referral Form

    Click below to view the Family Engagement Center Guide and What to Expect: