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Family & Community Involvement
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We hear it often; too few parents are involved in their child's education, especially fathers. Is it because they expect schools to fully educate their children? Is it lack of time, due to work schedules or single parenting? And besides parents, what other individuals or community organizations should be engaged with our children? Our guest Angela Zimmerman has dedicated her career to these and other related issues.
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Educviii: Angela Zimmerman on Family Involvement

For more than 30 years, Angela Zimmerman has been a champion for youth, family and community development. From early learning and education to community group homes to juvenile detention to local nonprofits and county agencies, Zimmerman has brought her experience to bear for Long Island's most vulnerable populations. She has a considerable skill set to draw from including community organizing, advocacy, program and resource development, strategic planning, service implementation and evaluation, and professional development.
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Angela Zimmerman
Angela M. Zimmerman is the Coordinator of the Family Support Long Island Initiative at Molloy College. Prior to Molloy, she worked at the Nassau County Youth Board for over 27 years as the Director of Program Development and the Director of Development, Training and Legislative Advocacy. Ms. Zimmerman has received numerous awards and certificates for her work and most recently was honored as one of the 2014 Education Partner Awardees through Nassau BOCES among others. Angela holds a masterís degree in public and health care administration, a bachelor's degree in social work and numerous certificates in personal coaching, leadership training, fund development, evidence-based training curriculum and family and community development.

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