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A Framework for Understanding Poverty
(doc, 30kb)

Parent Empowerment Series
(doc, 27kb)

  • Self-Esteem
  • Managing Behavior/Self Discipline
  • Effective parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Home Study Skills
  • Language Development
  • Knowledge is Power

Effective Family-School-Community Partnerships Series

  • Community Task Force on Student Achievement
  • Creating Preconditions for family/community engagement:
  • A Framework for Family/Community Engagement: The Eight Essential Elements
  • Assessing the Current Status of Family/Community Engagement.
  • Developing a Systematic Plan for Effective Family-School-Community Partnerships

Poverty’s Impact on Teaching and Learning (coming soon)

Professional Development Request Form
(pdf, 513kb)

NC School Improvement Planning Guide
(pdf, 0kb)

NC DPI School Improvement Planning Template
(xls, 0kb)


Changing the Way We Do Business in the Village through Parent/Family Empowerment

Resource Documents

Download this six part training series to equip parents and families with the knowledge and skills needed to ensure academic success for their children. The six training sections are Self-Esteem, Managing Behavior and Promoting Self-Discipline, Effective Parent/Teacher Conferences, Home Study Skills, Language Development and Knowledge is Power. Any section can serve as a stand-alone presentation, or all sections can be used to create a series of trainings on parental and family involvement.