New Family Ambassador, Tish Banks, for Columbus City Schools!


Columbus City Schools are open and Tish Pope is reporting to school as the new Family Ambassador. She is excited about the opportunity to partner with the school district as an independent contractor to advance family engagement.

She is a Columbus City Schools alumna and mother who understands the importance of collaborating with school administrators and educators to ensure academic success of students. In the words of the Executive Director of Family Engagement, “We are Family”.

As a Family Ambassador, she will:

  • Serve as liaison between school and home, facilitating a partnership in support of student academic achievements.
  • Coach and mentor families on how to be engaged members of the academic team.
  • Advise and train families on how to address issues and advocate on behalf of their children’s education.
  • Connect families to community-based services, school counselors, and/or social workers.
  • Expand volunteer opportunities for parents at the school.
  • Maintain open communications with families regarding important school information (i.e. email, family bulletin board, newsletter, etc.).

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