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Authentically Engaged Families: A Collaborative Care Framework for Student Success / Edition 1

Authentically Engaged Families: A Collaborative Care Framework for Student Success / Edition 1

by Calvalyn G. DayCalvalyn G. Day
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Create a plan to connect with every family!

Connecting with parents of various ethnic, socioeconomic, or cultural backgrounds can be challenging for educators. This invaluable book offers strategies that will transform the experience for your students and their families, and lead to sustainable success. Through the author’s perspective as a parent, counselor, and advisor to families at risk, readers will discover

  • A step-by-step approach to family engagement developed for K-12 educators working in high-poverty schools with diverse populations
  • Complete how-to’s for creating and carrying out a family engagement plan
  • Tools including a Parent Meeting Agenda, a Parent Empathy Map, an Educator Needs Assessment, and more

Editorial Reviews

Nina Orellana

Day presents a much-needed description of current expectations of schools and parents, as well as many creative strategies to get the two working collaboratively for student success. Authentically Engaging Families is a wonderful guide for all those interested in engaging parents in the educational process in a variety of essential ways.

Denise Michelle Voelker

Authentically Engaged Families is a much-needed illustration of why educators MUST improve family engagement and how educators can put these evidence-based approaches into practice.

Authentically Engaged Families

Authentically Engaged Families

Authentically Engaged Families

Rosemarie Young

Authentically Engaged Families includes ideas and suggestions given for schools to consider in developing strong parental engagement programs. Day encourages schools to self-examine their beliefs and practices in light of meeting the needs of parents and families

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781506327068
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 05/27/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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