Message from the Executive Director

  • Welcome to Family and Community Engagement (FACE)! Our team serves as the lead department for promoting and establishing strong, collaborative and sustainable structures between our schools, families, and community, in support of overall school improvement.

    We aim to Accelerate Hillsborough through the implementation of the following key initiatives:

    • Provide leadership, guidance and support to district-wide Visitor & Volunteer Services.
    • Build the capacity of school administrators, instructional & support staff by creating & offering trainings, tools, tips & technical assistance that strengthens sustainable engagement strategies.
    • Cultivate partnerships that support families, education and student achievement through community resources, collaboration, and in-kind donations.
    • Establish and promote student mentorship and leadership programs to include: 5,000 Role Models of Excellence and Latinos in Action
    • Develop pathways to build family’s capacity to advocate and engage in their children’s education, at home and school, through training and culturally responsive support to include: Power Hour (parent education courses), Parent School Partnership Program, the Parent Engagement District Advisory Council (PEDAC), and African-American, Hispanic and Multicultural Outreach.

    Thanks for visiting our webpage!  Our team looks forward to working alongside you as our district provides an education and the supports that enable each student to excel as a successful and responsible citizen.

    Warm Regards,

    Dr. Felita G. Lewis
    Executive Director
    Family and Community Engagement

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Important Events

  • Students Return to School
    January 9

    National Mentoring Month
    January 2023

    National Human Trafficking Prevention Month
    January 2023

    Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday/Non-Student Day
    January 16

    Middle School Report Card Online Distribution
    January 26
    April 12
    June 7

    High School Report Card Online Distribution
    January 27
    April 13
    June 7

    Elementary School Report Card Online Distribution
    January 30
    April 14
    June 6

    Black History Month
    February 2022

    Career and Technical Education Month
    February 2022

    National PTA Safer Internet Safety Day Celebrations
    February 7 - 11

    Non-Student Day
    February 17

  • Felita Lewis

    Dr. Felita Lewis
    Executive Director
    Family and Community Engagement
    Phone: (813) 272-4831
    Email: felita.lewis@hcps.net