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Tuesday, January 22 • 10:30am - 11:45am
Success Starts at Home: Engaging Parents for Student Achievement
What really creates effective parents? How can we create sustainable, meaningful parent engagement that promotes student achievement? What produces positive parent leaders?

Hear success stories from districts across the nation that are involved with Parenting Partners—a pioneering, comprehensive, dynamic means for building positive, engaged parent leaders. Hear the best practices of more than 80,000 Title I parents. You’ll find evidence that parents can be a great solution in raising student achievement.

Patty Bunker, founder, author, and national trainer, will demonstrate key practices in parent engagement that are manageable, transferable, and sustainable. Practices include presenters in teams, multiplying parent leaders, the 40 Assets, Epstein's Six Types and more.

Entertaining, interactive, and practical, this session will deliver key strategies with fun, easy-to-present parent leadership skills and practical ideas for boosting student achievement through parent engagement.


Speakers
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Patty Bunker

Patty Bunker, Family Leadership’s Founder & National Dir. of Parent Engagement & Training, has trained 100’s of districts in the Parenting Partners model, producing 80,000+ Title I parent leaders. She’s a family counselor, conference speaker, professor & author of two best-selling... Read More →


Tuesday January 22, 2013 10:30am - 11:45am
Delta Ballroom C