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Common Core Parenting:Best Practice Strategies to Support Student SuccessCore Components: Successful Models

Patty Bunker

National Director

Parenting Partners

Family Leadership Inc.



  • Family’s Role:

  • Academic

  • Social

  • Emotional

  • Development

  • Everyone Agrees!


Common refrain
Common Refrain

  • Desire: More Families

  • Diverse Backgrounds & Cultures

  • Engaged in Child’s Education

  • Strong Partnerships – Home & Schools



The challenge
The Challenge

Current Policies and Programs

Flawed Assumptions

Collective Capacity to Succeed


Some Parenting Partners Observations

  • Flawed Practices/ Assumptions

  • Parents as Consumers vs. Partners

  • Service Delivery vs. Valuing Parents’ Contributions

  • Expecting Involvement w/o

  • Investing in Capacity Building

  • District Wide vs. School-based

  • Academic Focus vs. Parent Skills


Success starts at home
Success Starts at Home

  • Importance of home environment coming into focus

  • Creating calm and quiet at home

  • Efforts in classroom maximized when parents encourage achievement


The evolution of parent engagement
The Evolution of Parent Engagement

  • Developing a new mindset

    • Parent engagement is no longer just a compliance issue

  • Family Engagement vs. Parent Involvement

  • Moving beyond Random, Discrete Activities

  • Building leadership capacity


Epstein s 6 types of involvement nnps
Epstein’s 6 Types of Involvement: NNPS

  • Stresses the importance of going beyond the status quo

  • Calls for a more systemic, sustainable approach

  • Attempts to increase the skills of both teachers and parents


Epstein s 6 types of involvement nnps1
Epstein’s 6 Types of Involvement: NNPS

  • Parenting

  • Communicating

  • Volunteering

  • Learning at Home

  • Decision- Making

  • Collaborating with the Community


Focus building capacity
Focus: Building Capacity

Skill Mastery & Knowledge

Relationships & Networks

Assumptions, Values, Beliefs

Self- Efficacy


Capacity whole
Capacity = Whole

“Developmental Assets” What Kids Need to Succeed

What Parents/Adults Need

Valuing & Building on Strengths

Skill-Building and Affirmation

Creating and Strengthening Relationships

Partnering with Other Adults –

Not in Isolation

Positive View of Future: What we are Capable of Accomplishing With and

For our Children


Asset Skit

What are some of your Dreams and Goals for your children?

What are the Risk Factors your children face that could prevent them from reaching these goals?



The power of assets to promote health and academic success
The Power of Assets to Promote Health and Academic Success


All Four Capacity Building Components Requiredto enable Staff & Parentsto Cultivate & SustainFamily Engagement


Focus building capacity1
Focus: Building Capacity

Skill Mastery & Knowledge

Relationships & Networks

Assumptions, Values, Beliefs

Self- Efficacy


System conditions for success
SystemConditions For Success

Systemic

Integrated

Sustained


Systemic: Parent Engagement is a CORE COMPONENT of Educational Goals

Integrated: Embedded into all Structures & Processes (Training, Prof Dev., Teaching, etc)

Sustained: Adequate funding & infrastructure support. Multiple funding streams, component of overall improvement strategy.

SCHOOL LEADERS ARE COMMITTED TO and HAVE A SYSTEMIC VISION Of

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT


Process conditions for success
ProcessConditions For Success

  • Linked to Learning

  • Relational

  • Developmental

  • Collaborative

  • Interactive


Linked to Learning

Aligned with School and District Achievement Goals

Connects Parents: Teaching and Learning Goals


Relational

Building Respect and Trusting Relationships

Between Families and

District, School, & Program Staff


Developmental

Not just providing a service

Building Intellectual, Social, and Human Capacity

Of “Stakeholders”: Parents & Staff


Collective/Collaborative

Learning is conducted in Group vs. Individual Setting

Focused on Building Strong Networks &

Learning Communities


Interactive

Participants given Opportunities to

Test Out, Practice & Apply New Skills!


Effective Home/

School

Partnerships

What do they look like?


School and Program Staff:

  • Honor & Recognize Families’ Fund of Knowledge

  • Connect Family Engagement to Student Learning

  • Create Welcoming,

  • Inviting Cultures


Families

  • Have Developed Skills, Knowledge & Confidence

  • Negotiate Multiple Roles of Effective Engagement

  • Feel Honored and Respected


Families

  • Actively Engaged in their Children’s Academic,

  • Social and Emotional Development

  • (Cradle to Career)

  • Partnership with School for

  • Academic Achievement


But how
But…HOW?

  • Frameworks show “what” to do, but don’t show “how” to do it

  • Quality programs are needed that help schools implement the core components

  • Sustainable Model


Selecting best practice programs a checklist
Selecting Best Practice Programs: A Checklist

  • Develops Parents’ Skills & Capacity to Support Achievement

  • Practical and Relational

  • Sustainable – Ongoing support

  • Best practice – Research Based

  • Builds Parent Leadership


Addressing the need
Addressing the Need

US Dept. of Ed. Recommends:

Parenting Partners Provides:

Focus on Academics

Practical Parenting Skills

Builds capacity of both Teachers and Parents

Parents work together and with their schools

Each parent participates in fun skill building exercises

  • Linked to Learning

  • Relational

  • Developmental

  • Collaborative

  • Interactive


Engaging Parents for Student Success

  • Key Principles of Parent Engagement

    • Build on Strengths of Parents

    • Leadership is the Secret Sauce


Valuable Parenting Qualities

Caring Good Listener Flexible

Loving Trustworthy Consistent

Patient Creative Playful

Follow-Through

Structured


Engaging Parents for Student Success

  • Key Principles of Parent Engagement

    • Parenting Skills are Leadership Skills

  • Listening

  • Clear Expectations

  • Dealing with conflict

  • Affirmation and Encouraging


Paper Heart Skit

Words that wound the

hearts of our children



Key Principles of Parent Engagement

  • Parents Make Great Trainers

    • They are credible

    • Parent trainers provides sustainability

    • Dads reach dads

    • They have language & cultural skills



2. The team attends the 2-day Facilitators Training Together

• Teams practice presenting the workshops.

• Each team receives coaching at their table in their own language.


3. At the close of Training, teams have everything they need:

  • Comprehensive Team Resource Kit

  • • Competence, Confidence, Certification

  • • Complete team plan for strong attendance

  • Coach for ongoing support


4. Teams now lead the 8-week workshop series at their school.

Teams can offer the workshops multiple times throughout the year.


Outcomes

  • ADA Attendance Improves

  • Reading, Academics Improve

  • Students’ Behavior Improves

  • Sustainable program produces

  • more skillful parents and

  • positive parent leaders

  • www.familyleadership.org


www.FamilyLeadership.org

Contact PattyBunker:

[email protected]

800-747-1780


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