Role and Mission of the Parent Liaison
Current research emphasizes the importance of parent involvement in promoting school success. At the same time, lack of participation among parents of socially and culturally diverse students is also well-documented. Today’s families constantly deal with stress that impacts students’ abilities to participate in academic and extra-curricular school activities. If schools are to do an effective job of educating their increasingly diverse populations of students, they must find ways to communicate and build more cooperative working relationships with parents.
The primary role of the Parent Liaison is to empower parents to become active participants in the education of their children. Targeted are those parents who:
Last Modified on May 28, 2004