Family Engagement

Research consistently finds that family engagement has a direct, positive effect on youth’s achievement and is one of the most accurate predictors of a student’s success in school. Critical elements of this type of collaboration rely on effective, ongoing, and multi-dimensional, two-way communication as well as ongoing needs assessments and responsive family supports and interventions.

Learning Objectives

The learner will explain how family engagement impacts graduation rates.

The learner will cite at least 3 examples of high quality family engagement.

The learner will identify a typical barrier to family engagement and develop or locate a solution for the barrier listed.

The learner will identify effective and ineffective family engagement strategies being utilized in a local school district and analyze why they are not effective.

The learner will create a video explaining to parents several ways to engage in their student’s learning.

Instructed By: Dr. Sandy Addis

Est. Time: 02:45 hrs

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