Strategies for Addressing the Comprehensive Needs of Students and Families Through Community Schools and Wraparound Supports

This webinar discusses strategies to address the comprehensive needs of students and families through community schools and wraparound supports. Panelists explain the evidence in this field, discuss how community schools and integrated student supports can be a model for collaborative leadership and parent, family, and community engagement, and offer recommendations for Governors and other state policy leaders.


  • Anna Maier, Senior Policy Advisor and Researcher, Learning Policy Institute
  • José Muñoz, Director of Coalition for Community Schools, Institute for Educational Leadership
  • Joan Wasser Gish, Director of Systemic Impact, Boston College Center for Thriving Children
  • Moderator: Seth Gerson, Program Director, K-12 Education, National Governors Association


Reflect And Redesign

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices K-12 Education Team is hosting a series of conversations with subject matter experts, state education leaders, and practitioners that reflect on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and elevate strategies and models for redesigning key features of the education system as states and school districts move forward. View all webinars in the series.