You have been asked by your administrator to develop a PowerPoint presentation and supporting paper for the staff. The purpose of the PowerPoint is to give concrete examples, suggestions, and ideas to create a more inviting family-school climate at your site, and to entice the staff to read your full paper on the topic. Your Principal understands your desire to make change at your school site and has shown you additional research stating that family involvement supports student success. In order for your staff to buy-in to this new paradigm they must have the background knowledge and specific examples to understand the necessity of change.
Therefore your presentation and paper must:
- Analyze the importance of understanding that the family/parents are the expert regarding their child
- Describe possible family stressors and include at least six resources to share with familiesAddress family needs and understanding