School, Family, and Community Partnerships: Your Handbook for Action / Edition 2

School, Family, and Community Partnerships: Your Handbook for Action / Edition 2

by Joyce L. Epstein, Mavis Sanders, Beth S. Simon, Karen Clark Salinas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761976655

ISBN-13: 9780761976653

Pub. Date: 06/27/2002

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Encourage community-wide partnerships to ensure student success!

This updated edition of the bestseller emphasizes a research-based framework for building community partnerships that reach out to all families and focus on increasing student learning. The authors identify eight elements for success: strong multi-level leadership, teamwork,

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Encourage community-wide partnerships to ensure student success!

This updated edition of the bestseller emphasizes a research-based framework for building community partnerships that reach out to all families and focus on increasing student learning. The authors identify eight elements for success: strong multi-level leadership, teamwork, annual written plans, well-implemented activities, adequate funding, thoughtful evaluations, strong networking, and continuous planning for improvement. The new edition includes:

  • New examples of successful partnership activities
  • Increased attention to connecting family/community involvement to goals for student success
  • New inventories that define leadership roles
  • A PowerPoint presentation of team-training workshops on CD-ROM, with Spanish translations of selected reproducibles

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761976653
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/27/2002
Series:
One-Off Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction1
1A Comprehensive Framework5
2Using the Framework in Practice: Stories From the Field41
3Taking an Action Team Approach81
4Conducting Workshops127
5Selecting Materials for Presentations and Workshops157
6Strengthening Partnership Programs in Middle and High Schools217
7Developing State and District Leadership for Partnerships263
8Implementing Teachers Involve Parents in Schoolwork (TIPS)289
9Planning and Evaluating Your Partnership Program325
10Networking for Best Results on Partnerships365
Index370
Ordering Information (Corwin order form for Handbook)380

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