Title

Increasing African American and Latino Parental Involvement in School

First Presenter's Institution

Gilead Group

Second Presenter's Institution

N/A

Third Presenter's Institution

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Fourth Presenter's Institution

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Fifth Presenter's Institution

N/A

Location

Session 2 Breakouts (Ballroom A)

Strand #1

Academic Achievement & School Leadership

Relevance

N/A

Brief Program Description

Parental involvement is one of the leading indicators of students’ academic achievement. The lack of parental support frequently 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 help parents understand the importance of their role in their children’s academic success.

Summary

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Evidence

Presenter will provide.

Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

Featured Speaker: Rev. Timothy Allen, CEO, Gilead Group, Dorchester, MA

Presentation Year

2018

Start Date

3-6-2018 10:15 AM

End Date

3-6-2018 11:30 AM

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Increasing African American and Latino Parental Involvement in School

Session 2 Breakouts (Ballroom A)

Parental involvement is one of the leading indicators of students’ academic achievement. The lack of parental support frequently 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 help parents understand the importance of their role in their children’s academic success.