Center for Family, School, and Community Engagement

Training Preschool and K-12 Educators and Parent Leaders in California and Serving Program Improvement Schools and Districts Across the Nation.


An Agent of Change: CFD’s Ritblatt Retires After 25 Years

Dr. Ritblatt

As she looks back over a transformational career as a professor in San Diego State University’s Department of Child and Family Development, Dr. Shulamit Ritblatt remembers one particular moment of inspiration. It was her first time teaching the course CFD 590: Children With Special Needs. There were the usual lectures, discussions and class readings, but she just couldn’t shake the notion that something was missing. 

Read the full story at Informed & Inspired


Friday CAFE

Notes from previous Virtual Friday CAFE meetings can be found below.