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On Demand: Building Relationships with Parents


Learn to build relationships with parents to enhance students' academic growth. Explore a variety of techniques to increase parent involvement.

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the basic concepts of parent/family involvement and the research associated with its effect on student achievement.
  • Identifies the types of parent involvement.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of Title I Parent Involvement Requirements in No Child Left Behind.
  • Identifies the different sub-groups of parents.
  • Identifies the barriers parents/families face in becoming involved with the student’s education.
  • Identifies strategies to remove barriers to parent/family relationships with the school.
  • Identifies critical issues associated with working with parents from poverty and strategies to improve parent-teacher relationships.
  • Identifies strategies to create positive school environments that welcome parents and families.
  • Identifies effective strategies for using technology as a communication tool with parents.

Documentation Methods

Participants must document their learning by completing the following summative.

1 Multiple Choice Exam - Learner demonstrates knowledge of content by selecting the correct answer from the choices provided.

The summative must meet 80% of the established criteria.

Project Team


Developed by Beacon Educator staff.

Module Last Updated: 2022