The council believes she and her colleagues are one of the reasons why Fife has recorded its lowest level of unauthorised absenteeism for five years.
The home-school link initiative and other educational measures to support parents across Scotland will receive another pound;3 million next year from the Executive, and it is one of the battery of projects which ministers hope will make a reality of its inclusion policies.
The inspectorate released a new report on inclusion this week.
Report, page 4. Photograph by CALLUM MOFFAT NEWSFLASH