What You Will Learn

  • How can you get “fringe” parents involved?
  • How can you keep parental involvement constructive?
  • How do you deal with “difficult” parents?

Parental involvement is an indispensable component of student and school success. Research shows that the level of support of parents can impact the growth of students and the school and can exert positive effects on student outcomes across elementary and secondary school. But how can educators successfully engage parents and increase parental involvement?

In this enlightening 90-minute webinar, Stephanie Plain Potter discloses the latest research-based inclusion strategies on parental involvement in academics and bully prevention that are designed to increase and develop a strong parental involvement presence for student growth and success. The emphasis is on building a collaborative parent/ school team for bully prevention and academic growth. A user-friendly, step-by-step blueprint will be demonstrated to allow attendees to immediately implement the strategies that will impact parental involvement.

This webinar will provide participants with:

  • Definitions and levels of parental involvement
  • Ways to create common goals and vision for parental involvement
  • Strategies for identifying current areas needed for improvement in present parental involvement system
  • Key insight for bridging gaps between parental involvement in academics and behavior
  • Procedures for establishing long term implementation

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the definitions of parental involvement
  • Develop and implement ways to increase parental involvement through mini-sessions, social networking, and media presence
  • Design a parental involvement system that builds a team with shared responsibility
  • Create an environment and climate of collaboration between parents and school personnel

You Will Also Receive

The $49 registration fee includes a PDF copy of the PowerPoint presentation that will accompany the live presentation. This will be emailed to each registrant via the email address provided at registration.

Benefits from Taking this Webinar
  • Valuable Information – From a nationally known speaker with a reputation for providing insightful and useful information.
  • Inexpensive – Eliminate travel arrangements and travel expenses that you would ordinarily need to expend to attend a professional seminar such as this one.
  • Efficient – No need to spend time arranging for and traveling to this seminar
  • Access PowerPoint™ Visuals – as Stephanie Plain Potter, M.A., M.Ed. progresses through the seminar. A copy of the PowerPoint™ presentation slides will be available to you upon registration.
  • Reproducibles – Handouts and worksheets will be available to you, upon registration.

Potential Funding

Research-based, outcome-based continuing education opportunities from Developmental Resources may qualify for funding under Title 1 Part A Targeted Assistance Program Grants; Title II Part A Improving Teacher Quality Grants; Perkins Professional Technical Education Grants as well as other federal, state and local sources. Requirements vary from state to state. Contact your local administrator.

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Group Discounts

Available for attendees from the same school system or private practice.

3-5 Attendees 10% off
6-9 Attendees 15% off
10-19 Attendees 20% off
20+ Attendees 25% off
Unlimited Access CD
The pre-recorded webinar on CD will be shipped to you for unlimited viewing.

In order to be eligible for group discounts, we must receive ALL registrations at the SAME time.

Grade Levels: K-12

Unlimited Access CD
Grade Levels: K-12

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Stephanie Plain Potter, M.A., M.Ed.
About the Presenter

Stephanie Plain Potter, M.A., M.Ed. is a professor and educational consultant with over 18 years of experience working with school growth and improvement. As a dedicated counselor, teacher, advocate, researcher and speaker, she has worked with students of various ages ranging from early childhood to university level.

Author/Developer of Making Parents Allies, Stephanie has written award-winning programs on counseling and school improvement. She has been selected as an Elite American Educator and was named one of the top counselors in the Gulf Coast Region, as well as Woman of the Year by the National Association of Professional Women. She is the principal consultant of J Solutions Consulting Group and author of a number of books and articles. The goal of all of Stephanie’s endeavors is to help educators, parents and children see beyond the present by setting goals and plans for lifelong success and growth.