A Valuable Partner: Setting the Stage for Effective Family Partnerships | Webinar
Wed, Aug 29 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Presenters: Sean Roy and John Waterman
Sponsor: Council for Exceptional Children
Audience: Special Educators
Cost: Free for members; $119 for non-members
Sean Roy, a longtime parent advocate and national technical assistance provider, and John Waterman, an experienced educator and parent of a child with exceptionalities, will help you understand what it’s like on the other side of the table, and what families need and want from teachers to truly be a part of their child’s team. This webinar will provide an overview of the information you need, real-life examples of challenging parent/teacher situations and arm you with effective strategies to work with families. The presenters will help you engage your families in the education process with effective communication and common understanding. By communicating with empathy, building strong relationships and encouraging high expectations for your students, great family engagement can be the difference that ultimately helps you best serve your students.