ERIC Number: ED218708
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Outside Insight: Techniques for Building Better Understanding of Schools. Title IV-C: Community Involvement Strategies.
Kay, Earl, Ed.; Stromberg, Rose Marie, Ed.
Presented in this handbook are ideas for promoting community involvement in schools. Actually used in schools across the nation, the ideas included are intended to help school people both incorporate community members into their programs and improve school-community relations as the basis of school support. The ideas presented, called "case studies" or "cases," are either programs used by individual schools or districtwide programs that can be adapted for use by individual schools. The handbook is divided into four sections: (1) outreach into the community, (2) bringing community members into the school, (3) extending school services, and (4) special communication tools. The index (at the front of the book) divides the case studies into subsections, so that readers may find programs to suit their particular needs. The authors expect readers to adapt the ideas to their school's situation. For each entry presented the book lists the program's purpose, strategies and activities, results, recommendations and considerations, and time involved. Most cases include the address and name of a contact person. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Citizen Participation, Community Education, Community Involvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship, Outreach Programs, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Public Relations, School Attitudes, School Community Programs, School Community Relationship, School Support, Student School Relationship, Volunteers
Director of Communication Services, Macomb Intermediate School District, 44001 Garfield Road, Mt. Clemens, MI 48044 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Macomb County Intermediate School District, Mount Clemens, MI.