ERIC Number: EJ797345
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 15
Capitalizing on Parent and Family Partnerships through Programming
Ward-Roof, Jeanine A.; Heaton, Patrick M.; Coburn, Mary B.
New Directions for Student Services, n122 p43-55 Sum 2008
Interaction with parents and family members continues to increase college campuses across the nation. This article describes best practices for communicating with and programming for parents and family members of enrolled students. These include orientation, electronic outreach and communication, parent-family weekends, younger siblings events, opening convocation and graduation, and parental associations.
Descriptors: Campuses, Siblings, Programming, Partnerships in Education, Family Involvement, Family School Relationship, Parent Participation, College Students, Higher Education, Family Programs, Outreach Programs, Orientation, Computer Mediated Communication
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