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

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Location

Session 2 (Ballroom A)

Strand #1

Academic Achievement & School Leadership

Relevance

N/AParental 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.

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

Rev. Timothy Allen is a nationally recognized lecturer on urban issues. Born and raised in the city of Boston, he began his career in the corporate world, experiencing success in engineering, sales and executive recruiting. His heart for the plight of troubled youth drove him to begin working directly with this population as his vocation. For more than 20 years, he has worked with high-risk youth and their families. He has pioneered strategies to assist youth in re-integrating into their home communities and has designed and delivered trainings for families to help them support their children. His innovations have caught the attention of law enforcement agencies, schools, community-based organizations, and faith-based organizations, for which he is a regular speaker, trainer and consultant. Rev. Allen is also the senior pastor of the Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, an urban ministry that focuses on restoring broken families.

Presentation Year

2019

Start Date

3-4-2019 1:15 PM

End Date

3-4-2019 2:30 PM

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Increasing African-American and Latino Parental Involvement in School

Session 2 (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.