Families & the Community

Webinar Training for Family Engagement

By Andrew L. Yarrow — November 03, 2010 1 min read
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Can you train educators by Internet to work better with parents and families to support educational programs? Many people swear by webinars, and a nonprofit called Foundations, Inc. believes that its online training can help boost family engagement.

The organization, which is committed to improving educational experiences for America’s children, is offering “Involving Families in Your Program” November 4 at 1 pm. The webinar, which costs $34.95, explores strategies to build enduring relationships, overcome common challenges to engagement, and help staff set clear goals to boost family engagement.

Founded 18 years ago in Pennsylvania, Foundations, Inc. is a capacity-building organization focused on professional development, technical assistance, program development and design, and supporting tools, publications, and services. It operates by developing partnerships with schools, school districts, community organizations, and after-school networks.

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A version of this news article first appeared in the K-12, Parents & the Public blog.

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