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Interactive video lesson plan for: Teacher-Parent Relationship: Using Professional Development to Improve Family & Community Engagement

Activity overview:

Recorded on November 18, 2010, this was the fourth webinar in the "Achieving Excellence and Innovation in Family, School, and Community Engagement" (FSCE) series.

Strong parent-teacher relationships are invaluable. They contribute to a positive school climate, family engagement in student learning, improved student performance, and the retention of high quality teachers. Providing teachers with the resources they need to effectively connect learning in the classroom to learning at home is a challenge that many districts are struggling to address.

Family engagement must be a core element of any professional development system. It is not enough to offer random, one-time workshops-family engagement must be embedded in pre-service curricula, professional standards, teacher certification, and assessments for learning and accountability. Furthermore, all school personnel, from principals to receptionists, must have access to high quality professional development that reinforces family engagement as an essential strategy for improving student performance.

This webinar examined practical examples of how states can embed family engagement into their professional development systems and how teacher education programs can systematically include family engagement in teaching and learning. The webinar also discussed promising practices in higher education, including partnerships with Parental Information and Resource Centers (PIRCs) to build the capacity of family coordinators.

Presenters included: Beatriz Ceja, Program Manager, School Leadership Program, U.S. Department of Education; Charles J. "Chuck" Saylors, President, National PTA; Mishaela Durán, Interim Executive Director, National PTA; Susan Walker, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota; Jane Groff, Director, Kansas State PIRC; Katharine Mora, Education Coordinator, Columbia University Head Start, and Adjunct Professor, Bank Street College of Education

A selection of resources and links related to the webinar are located at: http://www.nationalpirc.org/engagement_webinars/archive-webinar4.html

Tagged under: family,school,community,engagement,education,improvement,parent,professional,development

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