Explore the idea of schools as communities and theoretical models of family-school relations. Participants will develop tools to increase and enhance communications with parents and plan strategies for increasing parent involvement. Teachers will reflect on their practice to enhance their professional development.
Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers (Grades K-12) interested in the latest research about the art and practice of teaching.
Course Materials: No textbook requirement
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