Establish cooperative relationships with all parents—even the most difficult ones—by using the author’s proven communication strategies, supported by sample forms, letters, scenarios, and vignettes.

Parents as Partners: Enhancing Collaboration and Teamwork

Parents as Partners: Enhancing Collaboration and Teamwork

Parents as partners: Enhancing collaboration and teamwork

Each contact with a parent is an opportunity to become a team to support the child.


While each chapter in this book has been extremely important, in some ways, this one is the most important. It is most important because the other chapters gave you skills to get parents to come to the school, specific skills you need to communicate with parents, and specific skills for when there are problems, but this one gives you the skills you need to keep relationships going strong. The stronger the partnership you have with parents, the more you can get them involved. The more parents are actively involved in their children's education, the better students perform ...

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