Title

Increasing African American and Latino Parental Involvement in School

Presenters

Timothy Allen

Location

ESOL - Seguin

Focused Area

Improving the Educational Setting of Students in ESOL Programs

Relevance to Focused Area

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Primary Strand

Academic Achievement & School Leadership

Relevance to Primary Strand

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Brief Program Description

Parental involvement is one of the leading indicators of student's academic achievement. The lack of parental support often found within the African-American and Latino communities has often contributed to suspensions, expulsions and truancy. This interactive seminar will provide participants with useful strategies that can be used to increase the level of parental involvement and also help parents understand the importance of their role in their child's academic success.

Summary

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Evidence

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Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

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Start Date

10-23-2016 2:45 PM

End Date

10-23-2016 5:00 PM

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Oct 23rd, 2:45 PM Oct 23rd, 5:00 PM

Increasing African American and Latino Parental Involvement in School

ESOL - Seguin

Parental involvement is one of the leading indicators of student's academic achievement. The lack of parental support often found within the African-American and Latino communities has often contributed to suspensions, expulsions and truancy. This interactive seminar will provide participants with useful strategies that can be used to increase the level of parental involvement and also help parents understand the importance of their role in their child's academic success.