Engaging Parents in Education – Podcast Episode 21 | Podcast Episode 21
Classnotes Podcast (September 28, 2007) The U.S. Department of Education recently released a new publication called “Engaging Parents in Education” that profiles five Parent Information and Resource Centers, including the IDRA Texas PIRC. The guide shows how PIRCs are helping to increase parent involvement in education through strong parent-educator partnerships to improve schools and raise students’ academic achievement. Aurelio Montemayor, M.Ed., director of the IDRA Texas Parent Information and Resource Center, describes how this new guide can provide ideas and specific strategies for engaging parents in schools. Aurelio is interviewed by Bradley Scott, Ph.D., director of the IDRA South Central Collaborative for Equity. Send comments to firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out form online at www.idra.org/resource_center_categories/classnotes-podcast/.
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Show length: 21:44
Engaging Parents in Education: Lessons from Five Parental Information and Resource Centers
U.S. Department of Education
Texas IDRA Parent Information and Resource Center
A comprehensive, multicultural and multilingual parent leadership support program for strengthening partnerships between parents and schools for student success, funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
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