Family & Parent Engagement – February 7, 2023

Sale price$399.00


Tuesday, February 7, 2023
2:00 – 3:30 pm ET

Maximize Outreach and Connection

In a generation where families of today’s students are actively involved participants in the college experience, institutions are increasingly offering programs, resources and outreach specifically geared toward families in order to engage this population.

Family and parent programming serves a unique opportunity: a chance to communicate points of pride for an institution, a vital opportunity for interaction and engagement, and a potential source of revenue generation. Quality family and parent programming efforts can serve as a catalyst for a family’s commitment to their student’s education at your institution from start to finish. Purposeful, well-organized programs and initiatives offer the personal touch that can make a significant difference to a family, after engaging solely through virtual platforms such as websites and social media.

Join us on February 7, 2023, and in just 90 minutes, you and your staff will hear from our expert presenters on creative ways to engage families both virtually and in person, how to help ensure programming is accessible to and affordable for families, and communication tools for the most impactful outreach and connection. 

Take your opportunities for interaction and engagement and demonstration of campus pride to the next level. 

Leverage parent and family programming to highlight your campus culture and to enhance your relationships with families. Plus, show the value your school brings to the entire educational experience so you can increase interaction and revenue overall.  

Topics Covered

Participants will be able to:

  • Develop key strategies to increase family and parent engagement, creating greater interaction with the entire campus community and a greater opportunity for the institution to deliver its message – add the personal touch with quality virtual and in-person interactions.
  • Showcase the college’s value at a time when fiscal pressures are affecting nearly every family – enhance your relationships with families.
  • Develop long-term goals for family and parent programming, based on demonstrated best practices, in conjunction with other mission-critical institutional goals.
  • Create action steps to initiate your planning cycle for future parent and family programming and initiatives – continue to build on your strategies so you can showcase your institution and provide effective opportunities for interaction and engagement to the best of your ability.
  • Provide an opportunity for revenue generation to contribute to departmental or university-wide goals.


Rebecca McCrory (she/her) joined the New Student and Family Programs team at George Mason University in January 2017 as a Coordinator and has advanced to her current role as Associate Director. Rebecca is responsible for providing vision and leadership for comprehensive programming and services specifically designed to engage Mason families, and she has helped University Life and departments across campus develop a more cohesive approach to engaging parents and families to support student success.
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Daylen Orlick (he/him) serves as the Associate Director for Family Programs at George Mason University. He joined George Mason University in January of 2021 and has enjoyed every minute of it
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Included When You Register

Invite your entire team for one low price!

  • Live 90-minute online session with carefully selected expert(s)
  • Unlimited access to view webinar recording on demand (available 24-48 hours after live event)
  • Materials for your team (handouts, discussion questions, etc.)
  • Certificate of completion for each participant
  • Weekly newsletter – What's Working on Campus

Instructions for live webinar access for your group are provided to you immediately upon checkout. Instructions for accessing the on-demand recording will be emailed to you 24 hours following the live webinar. We would be happy to answer any questions you may have. Feel free to contact us at or 1-866-295-0505.

For information about licensing this webinar for unlimited distribution on your institution’s internal network/server, email

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