Family & Community Engagement

Engaging families to improve the health and welfare of our community.

Intentionally connecting community partners to support our schools, staff, students and their families.

How You Can Help

Financial Support

  • Fund a "buddy bench”
  • Staff appreciation
  • Beautification project at school (maintain green space, plant flowers around the school and in courtyards)
  • Provide sweatpants, underwear, and socks
  • Sponsor a class field trip
  • Provide tissue, sanitizing wipes and hand sanitizer for classrooms
  • Adopt a new teacher
  • Purchase electric pencil sharpeners for teachers
  • Adopt families during the holidays
  • Purchase games and equipment for recess
  • Sponsor a student to participate in after-school activities

People Support

  • Read to kids (Literacy Corps)
  • Mentor kids - meet with students on a regular basis to check-in and provide guidance
  • Help students during lunchtime
  • Help monitor students during recess
  • Be a guest speaker
  • Host/sponsor a family event
  • Serve on an advisory board
  • Help students with their homework
  • Facilitate an after-school club
  • Classroom volunteer
  • Hallway/lunch monitor
  • Become a Watch D.O.G.

View our District Map

School Directory Map 2016-17

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Family & Community Engagement Contacts

Amanda Dybus
Supervisor of Family & Community Engagement


External LinkBecome a community partner!
See below for complete list of community partners.


  • Air Time Trampoline Park
  • AKA Sports and Custom Apparel
  • American Heart Association
  • American Heart Association
  • Aubree's Pizzeria & Grill, Westland
  • Beaumont - Wayne
  • Beaumont Clinic at Adams Upper Elementary
  • Beaumont Healthy Wayne and Westland
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit
  • Blue Cross Complete of Michigan
  • Buggby Coffee, Westland
  • Burning Bush International Ministries
  • Canton Chamber of Commerce
  • Canton Rotary Club
  • Celebration Lutheran Church
  • Century 21 Dynamic Realty
  • Champions Before and Afterschool Programs
  • Champions of Wayne
  • City of Canton
  • City of Inkster
  • City of Inkster Police Department
  • City of Wayne
  • City of Wayne Police Department
  • City of Wayne Youth and Family Services
  • City of Westland
  • City of Westland Library
  • City of Westland Police Department
  • City of Westland Youth Assistance Program
  • Clean Love Project
  • Collier Construction, LLC
  • Community Choice Credit Union
  • Community Financial Credit Union
  • Crosspointe Church
  • CrossPointe Community Church​
  • Eastern Michigan University - Bright Futures 21st CCLC Afterschool Programs
  • Families Against Narcotics
  • First Step
  • Gateway Family Worship
  • Hegira
  • Hype Athletics
  • HYPE Recreation Center
  • Jack Demmer Ford
  • Jefferson Barns Community Vitality Center
  • Kidney Foundation
  • Kirk of Our Savior Presbyterian Church
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Kroger
  • Lens Crafters​​​​​​​
  • Meemic​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
  • ​​​​​​​Merge Community Church
  • Michigan Educational Credit Union
  • Midwest Recycling​​​​​​​
  • Mimoz Clothez​​​​​​​
  • MSU 4H
  • National Kidney Foundation
  • North Brothers Ford​​​​​​​
  • Norwayne Boxing Gym​​​​​​​
  • Norwayne Community Citizens Council
  • Parkside Credit Union
  • PEERS Foundation
  • Plymouth Church of Christ
  • Re/Max Cornerstone
  • Salvation Army of Westland​​​​​​​
  • Samaritas​​​​​​​
  • Schoolcraft Child & Family Development Center
  • Smile Program - Mobile Dentist
  • St. Edith Catholic Church
  • St. Mary, Cause of Joy
  • St. Vincent de Paul
  • Starbucks, Westland
  • Starfish Family Services
  • Texas Roadhouse, Westland
  • The Henry Ford Youth Mentorship Program
  • UAW
  • University of Michigan School of Education
  • Warren Road Church
  • Wayne 100 Club
  • Wayne Chamber of Commerce
  • Wayne Civitans​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
  • Wayne Metro Community Action Agency
  • Wayne Rotary Club
  • Wayne-Ford Civic League
  • Westland Chamber of Commerce
  • Westland Free Methodist
  • Westland Goodfellow's​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
  • Westland Library
  • Westland Rotary Club
  • YMCA - Livonia​​​​​​​
  • Zaman International Hope for Humanity