NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

Gaining Parental Support: Building Home-School Relationships

EDUC 600

3 CREDITS

$350

Video

Instructor: Larry Napoleon

Grading: Graded

Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

Instruction Mode: 1-Way Video

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $350

Class Offered Through Quality Educational Programs (Video for Educators)

Course Description:

With this course, you will acquire the theory and skills to improve communication with parents, hold more effective parent conferences, and implement strategies that build a collaborative partnership between school and home. You will be presented with the theoretical foundation and implementation designs that will prepare you to work more effectively with parents to improve student achievement.

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Objectives:

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Diffuse emotional confrontations with parents.
  • Better prepare for and conduct parent conferences.
  • Implement communication strategies that will build a positive, productive partnership with all of your students' parents.

About The Instructor

Larry Napoleon
Larry Napoleon

Dr. Larry Napoleon earned his Ph.D. in Education from Pennsylvania State University, specializing in Curriculum & Instruction. His M.A. in Education was awarded from Xavier University. Dr. Larry Napoleon is currently an Assistant Professor at the North Dakota State University School of Education where he teaches undergraduate and graduate level education courses, develops professional development coursework for K-12 teachers, supervises student teachers, and engages in scholarly research, writing, and conference presentations. Larry was a special education teacher for 5 years. He was previously a graduate assistant and instructor for the Pennsylvania State University Department of Curriculum & Instruction. 

**Registration Instructions:

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If it is necessary to withdraw from the course(s), a $35 nonrefundable administrative fee per course will be assessed.

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