Creating a sense of unity benefits students, teachers, and families.
This comprehensive guide offers time-tested strategies for connecting with all types of parents at your school and walking them up the Involvement Ladder.
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From using social media to simply asking for help, here are easy yet effective ways of getting more parents to pitch in.
When parents participate in the educational process, kids do better in school. Here’s how to tell parents what they need to know.
Our free Back2School program gives you all the tools you need to connect with parents at your welcome event or open house this fall.
Getting more parents to participate is as easy as A, B, C when you follow this list of best practices.
Try our No-Excuses Response Guide when "I'd love to, but..." is the answer you get from potential volunteers.
You'll get a lot more people to volunteer if they know there's a limit to their commitment.
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A step-by-step guide for parent group leaders who want to reach out and engage more parents.
Getting new parents to participate means creating opportunities that match their level of involvement interest.
Holding out a helping hand when families first arrive at the school pays off in increased involvement and a stronger parent group later on.
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For more participation from fathers, meet them on their level.
Fathers want to be involved, but they aren't necessarily going to respond to traditional parent group roles.
Tips for a successful breakfast-theme family event.
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Reach out to diverse groups and bring them together with these effective involvement and communication strategies.
An innovative event to help immigrant parents adapt to U.S. school culture provides lessons for reaching out to families.
Translation services, a mentor program, and personal outreach to parents helped make this group our 2006 Parent Group of the Year winner for Outstanding Outreach to a Multicultural Parent Base.
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The most successful businesses know how to create loyal customers. You can learn from their techniques to build strong involvement.
You work hard to make your parent group welcoming, but to other parents it still might seem like a closed circle. Here's why.
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