ERIC Number: ED155831
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Getting Schools Involved with Parents.
Kroth, Roger L.; Scholl, Geraldine T.
To provide practical assistance in involving parents of exceptional students in their child's education, examples of successful school programs of parental involvement are presented, along with vignettes illustrating various aspects of parental involvement. In the section on the merits of parent participation are discussed political activities, Public Laws 93-380 and 94-142, decisionmaking, school-community relations, problem solution, and a comprehensive service delivery system. Parental needs, attitudes, and values are presented along with a discussion of the hard-to-reach parent. In the section on outcomes and objectives are discussed program planning and commitment to parental involvement. Components of parent education programs covered include program design and management, lesson plan development, principal power, parent advisory groups, and parent volunteer programs. Appended are a Parent Involvement Assessment Scale, a list of organizations and agencies concerned with exceptional persons, and lists of references and selected readings. (DLS)
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Educational Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Exceptional Child Education, Exceptional Persons, Federal Legislation, Handicapped Children, Parent Education, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship
The Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, Virginia 22091 ($5.00)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA. Information Center on Exceptional Children.