Monday, August 2, 2010

Creating Diversity In Our Parental Engagement Strategies

Furrer & Skinner (2002) acknowledged parental engagement has an important role in the motivation of student academic performance and relationship with their teachers. According to researchers parental involvement “is a common vehicle for bringing teachers and parents together in schools” (Pushor, 2007, p.2). To that end, Forest Of The Rain Productions is hosting a one day parental engagement conference The purpose of the 2010 “Creating Diversity In Our Parental Engagement Strategies” is to support the efforts of parents, communities and schools to create partnerships to impact children learning and academic achievement.

During this remarkable one day conference, seminal researchers and experts in community outreach, public education, and family involvement will present best practices, strategies and evidence based method for developing and improving parental engagement programs. Conference topics are: (a) Effective Strategies to Engage Hispanic Families; (b) National Parental Engagement Policies and Best Practices; (c) How to Effectively Engage Military Families; (d) Parental Engagement: A Superintendent’s Perspective; (e) The Importance of Parent, Community and School Partnerships; (f) Parental Engagement at The High School Level; and (g) The Benefits of Parental Engagement.

Please make plans to attend!

Name: “Creating Diversity In Our Parental Engagement Strategies”

Date: October 8, 2010

Time: 8am-4:30pm

Location: Comfort Suites Hotel, Laurel, Maryland

Registration Deadline: September 27, 2010

Cost: $65.00 per person

Who Should Attend: School Administrators, Parents, Teachers, Community Stakeholders, PTA members and all who support the partnership between homes and schools.

Contact Information: Forest Of The Rain Productions
P.O. Box 326
Savage, Maryland 20763

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