Evaluating Shared Family Leadership in Education – Part 1 – Podcast Episode 226 | Classnotes Podcast 226
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Classnotes Podcast (August 17, 2022) Effective evaluation is critical to understanding more than just whether or not an initiative worked. It can provide insights into what makes it work and how success can be sustained. But evaluating family engagement efforts requires innovation. Aurelio Montemayor and Nancy Chavkin wrote about their innovation in a chapter, “Harnessing the Power of Family Leadership for Immigrant Students” in a new book, A Place Called Home: School-University-Community Collaboration and the Immigrant Educational Experience, by Jack Leonard and Martin Reardon.
In this first of two episodes, Aurelio and Nancy describe three key factors of IDRA’s family leadership in education work and why evaluation methods have to be different for collaborative community projects. They give specific examples of leadership projects led by families in South Texas.
Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed., is IDRA’s Family Engagement Coordinator. Nancy Chavkin, Ph.D., is Regents’ Professor and University Distinguished Professor Emerita of Social Work at Texas State University.
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A Place Called Home: School-University-Community Collaboration and the Immigrant Educational Experience, by Jack Leonard and Martin Reardon
6 Principles for Family Leadership in Education – Infographic
IDRA EAC-South Family Engagement Web-based Technical Assistance Package
Liderazgo Familiar Intergeneracional: Intergenerational Family Leadership as a New Paradigm of Family Engagement, by Aurelio Montemayor and Nancy Chavkin, for VUE Voices in Urban Education, September 2016
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