Nov 24, 2020
EDU 239 - Quality Parent and School Partnerships 1 credit hour - Three hours weekly; five weeks.
Of comprehensive school, family and community partnerships. Examines strategies for targeting hard to reach families. Learn about practical applications for students’ individual school or for a community agency will be made.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Apply knowledge of parent involvement standards and strategies to the development of a classroom, school or agency action plan.
- Identify national standards for parent involvement.
- Acquire knowledge of strategies and activities to increase parent involvement in all 6 standards areas.
- Identify cultural differences regarding parent involvement in student learning.
- Compare and contrast Epsteins’ model of parent involvement with the national and state standards for parent/ family involvement programs.
- Discuss elements of Joyce Epsteins’ Model of Parent Involvement
- Identify the 6 standards of parent involvement.
- Classify various parent involvement activities by standards.
- Use elements of effective written communication to construct a parent newsletter appropriate for classroom, school or agency use.
- Identify strategies for handling conflict.
- Identify elements essential for oral and written communication with parents.
- Describe ways to assist parents prepare for and participate in the parent- teacher conference process.
- Develop a volunteer project designed to include parents from culturally diverse backgrounds.
- Review current research regarding parent involvement and student success.
- Identify barriers to successful school volunteering.
- Understand cultural differences regarding parent involvement in student learning.
Core 1 Communication