News

The Family Center CEO, and a provider of FAST takes the spotlight for dedicating her life to helping families

2/29/16

Monique Turner-Lopez, CEO of The Family Center in Columbus, Georgia is interviewed about her extensive work in helping families in the U.S. and around the world. Mrs. Turner-Lopez addresses her work in implementing the FAST Program over the years and her desire to expand FAST into new schools in the area.

Madison-based Parent Engagement Non-profit Expands Talented Team

2/10/16

Families and Schools Together, Inc. announces the addition of i3 Project Director Shanna Dean to its expanding team. In this role, Dean will oversee in the i3 Project where FAST is being implemented to reduce critical barriers to school success and help improve early learning within the school district of Philadelphia.

FAST helps to create lasting legacy of early-intervention and parental support in South Wales

2/8/16

In partnership with Middlesex University, Save the Children delivers FAST to South Wales, supporting parent engagement and healthy parent-child interactions.

Wheatland Center School receives AODA Prevention and Intervention grant from WI DPI to continue running FAST

1/21/16

State grant will help Wheatland Center School continue to offer FAST, helping to prevent alcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse in Wisconsin.

FAST Improving Neighborhoods: Auer Avenue FAST Graduation ceremony part of community building in Milwaukee

1/13/16

FAST, in partnership with Set Ministry and Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, work with local families to rebuild Milwaukee neighborhood from the inside out.

FAST to be rolled out across all primary schools on the Isle of Man

12/21/15

Due to successful implementation and positive parent feedback, FAST will be expanded to all primary schools across the Isle of Man as a part of a Department of Education and Children initiative.

Isle of Man’s Willaston school is recognized for building community through FAST

12/1/15

Willaston School in Isle of Man is recognized through the Isle of Man Newspapers Awards for Excellence for engaging parents and strengthening their community using FAST.

Families & Schools Together, SET Ministry Partnership Transforms Struggling Community

11/16/15

As part of a three-year grant project, Milwaukee-based non-profit SET Ministry celebrates graduation milestones using Families & Schools Together, Inc.’s FAST® Program at Auer Avenue Elementary School.

FAST® supports ‘kids being kids’ in Philadelphia, PA

11/5/15

FAST®, during its implementation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, supports child literacy, academics, and parent engagement as apart of the Federal Investing in Innovation (i3) research grant.

FAST® Helps to Alleviate the Effects of Child Poverty in Scotland

9/23/15

‪FAST®‬‬ has been introduced in Scotland to help alleviate the effects of child poverty, and support healthy child development. Working with Save the Children, FAST has been implemented to support low-income families, strengthen family-school partnerships, and connect parents with concrete resources to improve childhood outcomes.

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