Wednesday, March 25, 2015

NSBA Conference: Parent Power: Making Connections That Work

Are you looking for meaningful ways to engage parents beyond PTA meetings? Virginia Beach City Public Schools' (enr. 68,647) Magna Award-winning Parent Connection is designed to remove barriers to engagement and help parents navigate the resources and information available to support students and families. Schools can't expect parents to be involved if the relationship is not reciprocal. Therefore, Parent Connection is truly a customer-focused initiative. Come learn easy-to-replicate outreaches to serve and engage parents.

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Again, the majority of the ideas, CCPS has already implemented.  However there were several key targeted programs I liked, such as the "Beach Bag Program"

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