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Parent Engagement Episodes

Parents are vital partners to educators in ensuring that students grow and achieve.
April 17, 2024

How to Lead Schools When You Are New to Administration (David Frankliā€¦

Today, principals are coming to the job younger and with less experience. While they come with curiosity and enthusiasm for the job, many still struggle in the role because they do not have a grounding in the basic pillars of...

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Feb. 27, 2024

How to Involve Newcomer Parents (Ari Gerzon Kessler)

Over 27 percent of all students in America have immigrant parents. In this episode, Ari Gerzon-Kessler and I discuss strategies for better engaging this traditionally underserved population of families. Gerzon-Kessler, a form...

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Oct. 21, 2023

How to Communicate with Parents (Crystal Frommert)

Speaking with parents as a teacher can be a scary thing if we feel unprepared. In this episode, Crystal Frommert, assistant head of middle school and Math teacher at Awty International School (Houston), discusses several best...

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