ERIC Number: ED371822
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Mar
Home-School-Community Relations: Trainers Manual & Study Guide.
Decker, Larry E.; And Others
Focusing on the need to restore public confidence in the American educational system, this manual presents ideas, information, and strategies to assist educators in developing and improving school-community relations. It contains 160 short instructional outlines organized into 9 units: (1) Basic Concepts of Home-School-Community Relations; (2) Demographic Trends That Affect Public Education; (3) School and Home as Partners; (4) Advisory Committees and Volunteer Programs; (5) Community Power Structure and Political Realities; (6) Partnerships and Collaboration; (7) Two-Way Communication: Listening and Telling; (8) Planning and Evaluating a Public Relations Program; and (9) Tracking Issues and Responding to Crisis. Each unit contains a list of suggested readings. A list of relevant national organizations and information sources is included. (MDM)
Descriptors: Demography, Educational Attitudes, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Support, Instructional Materials, Lobbying, Parent School Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Politics, Politics of Education, Public Relations, School Community Relationship
Mid-Atlantic Center for Community Education, University of Virginia, 405 Emmet Street, Ruffner Hall, Charlottesville, VA 22903 ($19.95; free shipping on prepaid orders; all orders under $25 must be prepaid).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Virginia Univ., Charlottesville. Mid-Atlantic Center for Community Education.