Creating conditions for Parent Engagement

Chris Wejr, Principal at a K-6 school in Agassiz, BC. joined us on Parents as Partners on Monday November 26, 2012 to share his experiences and philosophy in working with parents. I know you will really enjoy listening to his presentation.

If you are not familiar with his work, please reaad his blog post “Parent Communication to vs with “. It generated a lot of conversations with both teachers and parents who enjoyed Chris’s refreshing approach in engaging parents in his school. You will hear Chris’s experiences using facebook to communicate and invite parents to join activities at school as well as allowing them to post questions and comments. Some of these conversations on the Facebook page generated Chris’s blog post about split grades. Will my child be OK in a split grade It takes a special principal to openly engage with parents online in a public forum.
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