Involving Hard-to-Reach Parents: Creating Family/School Partnerships presents a comprehensive strategy for reaching out to help the parents to get involved in the education of their children. This book describes, in practical terms, ways to develop and establish collaborative relationships with parents, especially those that are underserved. The book is about change: change so children to get the help and support they need to be successful. The book is for anyone who wants to reach out and work with all families.
Donald C. Lueder, Ph.D. was a professor of educational leadership at Winthrop University, Tennessee State University, Vanderbilt University and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is currently, an adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern University.
Chapter 1 Chapter I: Introduction: The Case of the of the Missing Families Chapter 2: Fully Involved Families: The Goal Chapter 3: Family/School/ Partnerships: A Solution Chapter 4: Barriers: Gaps to Overcome Chapter 5: The Self-Renewing Partnership Model: Energy-Out and Energy-In Chapter 6: Connecting: Bridging the Gaps Chapter 7: Communicating: Establishing a Flow Chapter 8: Coordinating: Getting It Together Chapter 9: Coaching: Building a Team