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ERIC Number: ED326988
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Nov
Pages: 10
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Parent-School Partnerships.
Fingon, Joan C.
Parent roles and the essential ingredients for successful parent involvement programs are identified in this presentation. Five types of parent roles in education are identified; these are parents as partners, collaborators and problem solvers audience, supporters, and advisors. Elements of successful programs include written policies, administrative support, staff and parent training, use of the partnership approach, two-way communication, networking, and evaluation. A recommendation is made for the election or appointment of a Parent Coordinator. (LMI)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Vermont School Board Association (South Burlington, VT, November 1990).