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Parent Liaison - Erica Lebens-Englund
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Erica Lebens-Englund

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Weekly communication with families via Parent Newsletter
  • Coordinate & maintain a volunteer/resources program as an integral part of the school
  • Provide linkage between school, neighborhood, civic, senior citizen groups, church groups, day cares, and businesses
  • Assist the school leadership council in coordinating & maintaining communication with parents
  • Contact parents on a regular basis to establish positive contacts
  • Assist parents to attend school conferences
  • Work with small groups of parents to address specific needs as they may arise
  • Enable parents to become involved at Washburn in various ways & build positive relationships

A note from our Parent Liaison…

Hi, I’m Erica Lebens-Englund.  I’m so excited to be your parent Liaison at Washburn.  I’ve enjoyed my professional role here, but also my role as a Washburn parent. This is my third year in this position.

My passion is public education.  I was a teacher and social worker in Washington and loved my 11 years in the classroom working with students and families.  Building relationships with families was one of my favorite parts of the job.  So the chance to work with Washburn families in this role is a great opportunity for me. The most successful schools have engaged families working collaboratively with a talented staff for the goal of helping students achieve their greatest academic outcomes. Active parents make a huge difference here at Washburn. Please make sure you’re on the volunteer contact list and receiving newsletters by clicking on the links below.  Also, please feel free to contact me anytime if I can be of help to you.  My goal is to find ways for all parents to feel involved at Washburn.  I'm looking forward to meeting many of you this year! 

Erica Lebens-Englund, Parent Liaison
612-668-3440
Erica.Lebens@mpls.k12.mn.us