Parentships in a PLC at Work®
Forming and Sustaining School-Home Relationships With Families
Kyle Palmer draws from his experience as both a principal of a Model PLC at Work® school and a parent to offer practical strategies for including parents or guardians as part of your collaborative culture focused on student learning.
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Parentships in a PLC at Work®
Parents and guardians can be a powerful resource for teachers, but it takes skill and confidence to build partnerships, or parentships, and proactively engage in a positive way. Kyle Palmer draws from his experience as both a principal of a Model PLC at Work® school and a parent to offer practical strategies for including parents or guardians as part of your collaborative culture focused on student learning.
PreK–12 teachers, counselors, social workers, and principals will:
- Understand the basics of PLCs and parentships
- Learn how parentships can integrate into and enhance the PLC process
- Create mission and vision statements for parentships in a PLC
- Use specific strategies to enhance your parentship and engage effectively with parents
- Maintain an effective parentship into the future
Product Code: BKG021, EKF583
Published By: Solution Tree
“In this masterful book, Kyle Palmer moves beyond talking about the importance of parental engagement to making the clear case that it is essential for school and student growth. Palmer provides both the foundation for and the strategies to support this work. A must-read for PLCs seeking to move their relationship with parents beyond involvement to engagement.”
“We are a Model PLC at Work school, but we have not considered parentships in relation to our PLC transformation. After reading Parentships in a PLC at Work®, I am motivated to make parentships a focus as we move into the next school year.”
“Kyle Palmer’s book is the next step in the right work of building a PLC. It is phenomenal for helping school leaders design a process for creating a foundation to incorporate families to bridge the gap between school and home.”
“Kyle Palmer’s book Parentships in a PLC at Work® is not only timely but also timeless. This book is coming out at a time when parent involvement and parental engagement has unfortunately deteriorated into parental enragement. . . . If you want to think strategically or extensively about how you could engage or re-engage your school’s parent community in a more proactive and positive manner, this is the book you need to read!”
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