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Building Strong Family-School Partnerships: Engaging Families with a Dynamic, Proven Model
This session explores the Key Roles of parents and staff engaged in successful Family-School Partnerships. Participants will gain hands-on experience with proven strategies from districts with positive, effective parent leaders. Interact with research-based best practices of 120,000+ Title I parents who are part of the solution for raising student achievement. Learn how to build systemic, integrated, sustainable Family-School Partnerships. Incorporate family engagement practices from the Parenting Partners process that are manageable, transferable, and sustainable, including: presenters in teams of parents and staff, multiplying parent leaders, capacity-building curriculum in English and Spanish, sustainable multi-year content and the DOE’s Dual Capacity-Building framework. Hear success stories from Title I districts. Entertaining, interactive, and practical, this session delivers fun, easy to implement immediate resources for boosting student achievement through parent engagement.
This talk was presented at:
National Title I Conference
February 2017 in Long Beach, CA
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Patty Bunker

Patty Bunker is Family Leadership's Founder and National Director of Parent Engagement and Training. She has trained parents and educators in over 200 districts across the nation in positive, effective parent engagement. She's a licensed family counselor, frequent conference and keynote speaker, university professor, and author of two best-selling parent engagement books

Steve Hosey

Steve Hosey is a former professional athlete, coach, mentor and Director of Parent Engagement and Training for Family Leadership. He is a national trainer in the Parenting Partners process and a popular workshop presenter.