Resources from the 2012 SPAC Conference


The presenter handouts from the 2012 conference may be downloaded and printed from the links below. Note: Documents are in .pdf format. You will need Acrobat Reader to open and download the publication. For a a free copy of Acrobat Reader, go to <http://www.adobe.com> and click on Downloads.

GENERAL SESSIONS

You Matter and What You Do Matters
Marsha Greenfeld, Senior Program Facilitator, National Network of Partnership Schools, Johns Hopkins University


The PA School Report Card
Dr. Michele Sellitto, Assistant Director, Bureau of Teaching and Learning, PDE


PARENT LEADERSHIP

Standing Up for Our Kids: Public Education Policy & Advocacy
Ion Moran

Empowering Families to Active Family Engagement
Elodia Barajas

Unpacking the Parent’s Backpack: Tools to Ensure Your Child’s Success in School
Zanthia Reddish

Results-Focused Family Engagement
Mark Conner

Effectively Empowering Families with Challenges
Lisa Kennedy

Weaving a Web for Success
Susan Snyder

Parents as Leaders in Our Schools
Nichole Poncheri

S.M.A.R.T. Model for Parents
Anne Clark

PARENT/SCHOOL CONNECTION

Helping Your Child Prepare for College and Career
Bonita Allen Keeping Your Child Safe Online
Jill Manczka Chichester’s Story: Building School, Family, and Community Partnerships
Wendy VanCleve Classroom Realities of Parents and Principals
Susie Macik

The Busy Parent Juggling Home, Children & Work
Joel Austin

Increase Academic Success by Reducing Chronic Absence: What Parents Need to Know
Caroline Allen

Alarm: It’s Bingo with a PSSA Twist
Debbie Frank

FOR MOMS AND DADS

Watch D.O.G.S

Eric Snow The Mother-Daughter Group
Linda Franke

READING OR MATH

Hands-on Projects to Help Your Child

Lori Blair

What? Economics in Children’s Literature?
Cindy Morgan
No Tears, No Tantrums About Money
Lora Spence
Math Matters
Jodie Kauffman
How to Help Your Child with Reading Even if He/She Won’t Open a Book
Devon Betz
Speech and Language Development for Parent and Child
Cindy McGahuey

ABOUT THE LAW

Soaring Above Adversity
Ciarra Karnes

What Schools Must Do to Involve Parents
Norma Hull


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