Published in SEDL Letter Volume XIV, Number 1, February 2002, Family and Community Connections with Schools

Wesley A. Hoover, Ph.D.
President and CEO

Joyce S. Pollard, Ed.D.
Director, Office of Institutional Communications

Leslie Asher Blair, M.A.

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