Authentically Engaged Families: A Collaborative Care Framework for Student Success
Publication Year: 2016
Create a plan to connect with every family! There’s no doubt that family engagement makes a world of difference for teachers and students—but connecting with parents of various ethnic, socioeconomic, or cultural backgrounds can be challenging for educators. Calvalyn Day’s groundbreaking book offers clear instructions for building strong relationships, beginning effective dialogues, strategizing, and monitoring progress. 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, including teachers, counselors, administrators and others • Complete how-to’s for creating and carrying out a family engagement plan based on the author’s Vision, Plan, Action model • Tools including a Parent Meeting Agenda, a Parent Empathy Map, an Educator Needs Assessment, ...
- Front Matter
- Back Matter
- Subject Index
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Names: Day, Calvalyn G., author.
Title: Authentically engaged families : a collaborative care framework for student success / Calvalyn G. Day.
Description: Thousand Oaks, California : Corwin, a SAGE Company, 2016. | Includes bibliographical references and index.
Identifiers: LCCN 2015049643 | ISBN 9781506327068 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Subjects: LCSH: Home and school—United States. | Parent-teacher relationships—United States. | Education—Parent participation—United States.
Classification: LCC LC225.3 .D39 2016 | DDC 371.19/2—dc23
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For my husband, Kenneth, and our children, Autumn, Temple, Lauryn, and Leila. Without your love and support, this book would not have been possible.
Publisher’s Acknowledgments[Page vii]
Corwin thanks the following reviewers:
- Grace Francis
- Assistant Professor of Special Education
- George Mason University
- Fairfax, VA
- Nina Orellana
- Title I/MTSS Coordinator
- Palm Bay Academy Charter School
- Palm Bay, FL
- Joyce Stout, PhD
- School Counselor
- Redondo Beach Unified School District
- Redondo Beach, CA
- Denise Michelle Voelker, EdD
- Coordinator of Education and Training Programs, College of Medicine Lecturer, College of Education
- University of Florida
- Gainesville, FL
- Rosemarie Young
- Retired Principal, KAESP Executive Director
- Kentucky Association of Elementary School Principals
- Louisville, KY
About the Author
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