DPAC Coordinator

Phone: (919) 496-2600 Ext. 275


Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Winston-Salem State University M.Ed. Grand Canyon University

Ms. Shavone Wilkins

Shavone Wilkins is the DPAC Coordinator. She has worked in public education for eight years. Shavone attended Winston-Salem State University where she obtained a Bachelor's degree in Birth-Kindergarten Education. She later obtained her Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from Grand Canyon University. This is Shavone's second year serving as the Franklin County Schools Parent and Family Engagement Specialist. For more information, please contact shavonewilkins@fcschools.net

Our Role

    • Attend the District Advisory Council Meetings
    • Help review the Parent Involvement Policy/Plan
    • Act as an advocate for the Parent Involvement Policy/Plan 

Our Mission

    • To serve as the liaison for the school system and the families by providing an avenue for meaningful, two-way communication between our families, the school system, and the community


      Our Beliefs

        • Collaboration is essential for parents and educators to develop the skills for the education and protection of students.
        • Parents have an instrumental role and right in providing input toward decision making at both the district and school levels.
        • The family is a child's most important support system and plays an integral role in their child's learning.
        • Students should have a voice in the learning process and their contributions should be considered.
        • Teachers and staff should be qualified and held accountable for their teaching behavior and communication with students, families and each other.
        • The success of ALL children should be the main focus and goal of all stakeholder groups.
        • Clear and two-way communication is required of all stakeholder groups to ensure the success of the school district and schools.
        • Children whose parents and families are engaged in their education are more successful in school and have higher academic goals. 

      How We Can Help

        • We can help provide parents with practical tools that informs them of the school system, and incorporates strategies and resources conducive to children's cognitive, academic, social and emotional growth.
        • We want to help build strong connections between your school and community organizations by providing Parent Workshops for families throughout the year.
        • We are also here to assist you with any concerns or questions that you may have about your child's education.
        • We have FCS DPAC suggestion boxes in the front office of our schools that parents can leave feedback of questions and concerns that are addressed in our monthly DPAC meetings.  
      • FCS Title I Parent and Family Engagement Policy
      • FCS Parental Involvement Policy