On the Same Team: Bringing Educators and Underrepresented Families Together (Forge Stronger Ties with Parents and Guardians to Overcome (Paperback)

On the Same Team: Bringing Educators and Underrepresented Families Together (Forge Stronger Ties with Parents and Guardians to Overcome By Ari Gerzon-Kessler Cover Image
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Establish a sense of community and foundation of trust with parents and guardians. On the Same Team offers current research and real classroom examples to guide school and district leaders in building Families and Educators Together (FET) teams. Discover how the FET framework can help create strong family-school partnerships and foster a culture of inclusion and support for underrepresented groups.


This book will help K-12 leadership:
  • Differentiate between family involvement in schools and the authentic, mutually beneficial collaborative partnerships behind FET teams
  • Facilitate a successful and inspiring launch of the framework with key preparation steps
  • Prepare for common roadblocks and identify potential barriers to successful implementation
  • Foster the habits and skills behind a successful FET team leader
  • Use team-building activities, as well as sample email messages, questions to ask primary caregivers, calendars, timelines, and other practical resources

Contents:
Introduction
Chapter 1: Understanding Families and Educators Together Teams
Chapter 2: Building Your Teams
Chapter 3: Preparing for the Launch
Chapter 4: Making Your First FET Meeting a Success
Chapter 5: Being a Great Team Leader
Chapter 6: Taking Action and Sustaining the Momentum
Epilogue
Appendix A: Frequently Asked Questions
Appendix B: Organizational Tools
Appendix C: Outreach Materials
References and Resources
Index.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781958590010
ISBN-10: 1958590010
Publisher: Solution Tree
Publication Date: November 20th, 2023
Pages: 192
Language: English