Involving Hard-to-Reach Parents: Creating Family/School Partnerships by Donald C. LuederInvolving Hard-to-Reach Parents: Creating Family/School Partnerships by Donald C. Lueder

Involving Hard-to-Reach Parents: Creating Family/School Partnerships

byDonald C. Lueder

Paperback | January 16, 2011

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Involving Hard-to-Reach Parents: Creating Family/School Partnerships presents a comprehensive strategy for reaching out to help the parents to get involved in the education of their children. This book describes, in practical terms, ways to develop and establish collaborative relationships with parents, especially those that are underserved. The book is about change: change so children to get the help and support they need to be successful. The book is for anyone who wants to reach out and work with all families.
Donald C. Lueder, Ph.D. was a professor of educational leadership at Winthrop University, Tennessee State University, Vanderbilt University and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is currently, an adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern University.
Title:Involving Hard-to-Reach Parents: Creating Family/School PartnershipsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:146 pages, 9.13 × 6.12 × 0.42 inPublished:January 16, 2011Publisher:R&L EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1610480481

ISBN - 13:9781610480482

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Chapter I: Introduction: The Case of the of the Missing Families Chapter 2: Fully Involved Families: The Goal Chapter 3: Family/School/ Partnerships: A Solution Chapter 4: Barriers: Gaps to Overcome Chapter 5: The Self-Renewing Partnership Model: Energy-Out and Energy-In Chapter 6: Connecting: Bridging the Gaps Chapter 7: Communicating: Establishing a Flow Chapter 8: Coordinating: Getting It Together Chapter 9: Coaching: Building a Team

Editorial Reviews

Involving Hard-to-Reach Parents: Creating Family/School Partnerships goes beyond the traditional parent involvement rhetoric of describing the roles parents are to play in supporting their child and school. Don Leuder clearly shows what schools need to do if they want families of all economic levels involved. His school partnership framework provides the scaffolding to guide schools. Each chapter describing a component of the framework (connecting, communicating, coordinating, and coaching) presents a plethora of what schools can do to partner with families. A must-read for educational leaders wanting to move beyond rhetoric to strong partnership of mutual trust and respect with families.