Effective Parent Conferences
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Keys to Effective
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by Brenda Smith

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Now more than ever schools are realizing the huge benefits to forming partnerships with parents in the community. And parent conferences are at the forefront to forging such relationships.

To promote these relationships, DayOne presents a newly revised laminated card that provides a thorough introduction to parent conferences, including how to organize, manage and conduct them for maximum effectiveness and mutual benefit.
Best Practices in Education

This 8.5" x 11" laminated card is the perfect reference for anyone who plans or attends parent conferences. 

Full of useful information, this card covers these topics:

  • Preparing
  • Creating a Team
  • Leading
  • Participating
  • Keeping Focused
  • Peer Interaction
  • Interacting with Parents
  • Post-conference Responsibilities
  • Dealing with Angry Parents

Information and content new to the second edition includes a detailed discussion of the Cycle of Anger (important for understanding the emotional dynamics of a conference with strategies for dispelling anger) and tips for successful "unplanned" conferences---those that occurs on the spur of the moment. Many other sections of the card are newly expanded.

Parent conferences are essential links that all schools rely on as bridges to the communities they serve. Because the stakes are so high, all school professional should have this card in their planning books to ensure the best conferences possible.

Three-hole punched for easy storage, this card will be at the ready to help you prepare for, implement and participate in productive parent conferences.

Second Edition!       Revised, Enlarged & Expanded to a Full-sized Card!
Keys to
Effective Parent Conferences
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