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How to Get Parents on Your Side ® (K - 12)

How to Get Parents on Your Side ® (K-12)

EDUC 6916
  1. Discover how to improve your students’ achievement by recruiting their parents to support your efforts in the classroom. With this course, you will learn how to encourage parents to take an active role in their children’s education by creating clear guidelines for collaboration. Begin by assessing your parental-involvement needs, then explore ways to develop more effective relationships. You will also examine how to work with parents of diverse cultures and parents of children with special needs.



    Learn how to:

    • Take proactive steps to establish early communication with parents.

    • Work with parents in a positive and cooperative manner.

    • Develop a plan for ongoing positive communication with parents.

      Featured presenters include Lee Canter, M.S.W., and Sonia Nieto, Ed.D.

Materials provided include:
  • Study guide
  • How to Get Parents on Your Side DVDs
  • Course text: Canter, L., & Canter, M. (2001). Parents on your side (2nd ed.). Los Angeles: Canter & Associates.
  • Articles and journal readings to be included in study guide

Enrollment Information

  • Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit
  • Maximum: 3 courses per term
  • Registration: August 1—November 18, 2011
  • Completion: coursework due February 29, 2012
  • Course Withdrawal date: 45 calendar days after you register

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