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Information for LEAs

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CAFE - MAEC, Inc. MAEC's Collaborative Action for Family Engagement (CAFE) program is funded by the US Department of Education under Title IV, part E of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA). CAFE is one of twelve statewide family engagement centers.

Federal Program: Title 1 Parent and Family Engagement

Flamboyan Foundation
Flamboyan's goal is to implement sustainable solutions so children most impacted by inequity thrive.  

Home | Global Family Research Project (

HUNE Resources
HUNE is a not for profit organization that provides free bilingual (English and Spanish) programs, supports, and services on all aspects of special education. HUNE's programs include special education training and information, support, and limited individual assistance for youth with disabilities and families of exceptional children 0-26 years of age.  HUNE also provides an after-school and summer program for youth 14-21 years of age. 

Mission Empower CPRC
Serving as a Community Resource Center, Mission Empower provides advocacy, education, and the promotion of inclusion, assisting families and their children with disabilities to enable their children to use their gifts and talents to reach their potential and become productive members of our community. 

National Fatherhood Initiative Father Involvement Programs for Organizations and Families | NFI (

PA Evidence Resource Center
This Evidence Resource Center (ERC) is part of a suite of tools that the Pennsylvania Department of Education has developed to support continuous improvement of teaching and learning in Pennsylvania. The PA ERC aims to share strategies and interventions that have the potential to positively impact student outcomes. We do this by locating, curating, and summarizing studies that meet ESSA's evidence requirements and their relevant outcomes and required resources for implementation. 

PBS LearningMedia | Teaching Resources For Students And Teachers

PEAL  The PEAL Center – Helping Families of Children with Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs
The Parent Education and Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center was established in October 2005 as an organization of parents of children with disabilities reaching out to assist other parents of children with disabilities and special health care needs, and professionals. The PEAL Center offers a variety of supports and resources from Assistive Technology to healthcare information for families and professionals. They have a number of ongoing trainings and events, print publications, and even a lending library.

Title 1 State Parent Advisory Council (SPAC) About Us — SPAC Home