Years 10/11/12 Parents and Students only
"The powerful partnership between school and parents: How to raise student achievement and build community" and/or "Solutions to the barriers which stand in the way of parents who want to support their children's learning"
Date: 23 January 2012
Venue: Sports Hall
Dr. Karen L. Mapp is a lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her expertise is in the areas of educational leadership, and partnerships among schools, families, and community. She is co-author of numerous publications including, "Beyond the Bake Sale: the Essential Guide to Family/School Partnerships," and "A New Wave of Evidence: The Impact of School, Family and Community Connections on Student Achievement." An enthusiastic speaker, and authority on home-school partnerships, one of her recent articles is entitled, "Debunking the myth of the hard to reach parent."