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ERIC Number: ED537438
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Oct-3
Pages: 0
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-9355-4330-5
Strengthening the Connection between School & Home. Second Edition. Essentials for Principals [TM]
LeBlanc-Esparza, Ricardo; LeBlanc-Esparza, Kym
Solution Tree
Examine the pivotal role family engagement plays in student achievement, and explore in depth the process of creating and implementing a family-engagement plan. This research-based guide includes many specific strategies, handouts, and reproducibles leaders can use to make their schools family friendly and connect with those families who may be hard to reach. Benefits include: (1) Examine your own attitudes and beliefs about family involvement in schools; (2) Create successful family-school events and home visits; (3) Structure and schedule effective parent-teacher and parent-principal conferences; (4) Reach out to community leaders and businesses for support; and (5) Use media and technology to enhance family engagement.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Elementary School Principals