Murray Woodard

Murray Woodard is a program officer in Education for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where he supports education-focused initiatives through program development, project management, building relationships, and conducting research. He contributes to all areas of education programming and grant making.

Engaging Beyond the Parent-Teacher Conference

11/03/17
Many educators and administrators cite the lack of parent engagement as a major contributor to underperforming schools and districts, but what causes this perceived lack of engagement is actually the disconnection between institutions of education and the families they serve.
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The First Step in Engaging Parents is Getting to Know Them

07/05/16
Parent engagement means much more than attending formal school events. Read Murray Woodard's suggested approach to cultivating parental involvement in schools.
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Experience #KCGreatSchools in 20 Tweets

04/14/16
Great Schools visits create new dialogues about public education and how to raise expectations for what’s possible in Kansas City public schools.
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