Professional Development

English Learners do best when their families are engaged in their children's schooling. Learn ways to facilitate home-school partnerships with English Learner families.
● Learning Objectives
o Describe the characteristics of mutually beneficial home-school partnerships
o Identify barriers to the participation of English Learner families in school-related activities
o Become familiar with strategies for effective engagement of English Learner families
o Develop a continuum of participation options for families
o Examine strategies for engaging all English Learner family members in their children's literacy development, including families who do not speak or read the language of literacy instruction.