Families & Communities

Community-Based Parent Involvement – Training Kit

This kit is the second in a set of four developed from the Annual IDRA La Semana del Niño Parent Institute in 2017 for use in training and technical assistance for school districts to strengthen family engagement. See overview article, “Second Installment of IDRA’s New Parent Involvement Tools for School Districts,” by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed.

The second kit is based on a presentation highlighting IDRA’s Education CAFE work in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.

Lesson 2 Outline and Steps (pdf)

IDRA Family Leadership in Education Principles

IDRA Education CAFE flier

Video interview of Michael Seifert at the 2017 IDRA La Semana del Niño Parent Institute (3:40:10 min to 3:42:52). If you encounter playback issues you can try this site and fast forward to the 03:40:10-minute point.

Video: W.K. Kellogg Foundation 2013 Convening If YouTube is blocked at your location, you can watch the video here.

5 Steps to start an Education CAFE