EDU 882 Collaborative Models of School-Parent Interaction

The course focuses on the creation and maintenance of collaborative models of parent-school interaction that supports student achievement. Particular attention is paid to such issues as building effective partnerships with hard to reach parents, those who traditionally have been marginalized from schools, and non traditional families. It also explores issues such as parent-teacher conferences, parents as volunteers in schools, and maintaining parental involvement as students move into secondary schools. PREREQUISITE(S): None