Parents Want to Know

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Informationen zum Autor Recently retired from public school administration! Larry J. Stevens has taught graduate classes in school administration at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and Gannon University and has served as a Safe Schools and Crisis Response consultant. In addition to teaching in public schools for thirteen years! Stevens served as a secondary and elementary principal for twenty-two years. Dr. Stevens has earned his Superintendent's Letter of Eligibility! Certification as Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction! and Administrative Certificates in both elementary and secondary administration. He has presented numerous professional programs on various administrative topics both locally and nationally. Klappentext Parents need to ask the right questions if they are to learn about their children's schools. Obtaining pertinent knowledge about school programs and procedures helps to avoid confusion and conflict that sometimes arises between the parent and school staff. This reference will provide general background information and important questions for parents to ask their principals. At the end of each list of questions are things to "listen and look for" in the principal's response. The depth of the principal's responses can help parents gauge the quality of school programs, better understand district policies, and appreciate operating procedures within the school. Through the use of this book, parents will gain a clearer understanding of schools, the rules and regulation under which they operate, and the important role they play in educating their children. Will be of interest to parents and administrators. Zusammenfassung Will help parents gauge the quality of school programs! better understand district policies! and appreciate operating procedures within the school. They will also gain a clearer understanding of the important role they play in educating their child. Inhaltsverzeichnis Part 1 Introduction Part 2 1. The School Chapter 3 School Climate Chapter 4 School Safety Chapter 5 Severe Weather Conditions Chapter 6 Student Ilness Chapter 7 School Emergencies Chapter 8 Drugs in the School Chapter 9 Police and the School Part 10 2. The Parent Chapter 11 Communication with the School Chapter 12 Parent Expectations Chapter 13 Parents' Relationship with the School Chapter 14 How to Contact the School Chapter 15 Volunteering in Schools Chapter 16 Educational Jargon Chapter 17 Serving on School Committees Part 18 3. The Principal Chapter 19 The Image of the Principal Chapter 20 Characteristics of a Good Principal Chapter 21 Duties of the Principal Part 22 4. The Teacher Chapter 23 Selection of Teachers Chapter 24 Supervision of Teachers Chapter 25 The Classroom Chapter 26 Teaching Techniques Part 27 5. The Student Chapter 28 Student Behavior Chapter 29 Suspension and Expulsion Chapter 30 Homework Chapter 31 Student Responsibilities Chapter 32 Retention and Acceleration Part 33 6. The District Chapter 34 The School Board Chapter 35 School District Policies Chapter 36 The Budget Chapter 37 Taxes Chapter 38 Special Help Part 39 7. Support Services Chapter 40 Special Education Chapter 41 Technology Chapter 42 Food Service Chapter 43 The School Bus Chapter 44 Temporary Medical Conditions Chapter 45 In Loco Parentis Part 46 Glossary Part 47 Index Part 48 About the Author ...

Autorentext

Recently retired from public school administration, Larry J. Stevens has taught graduate classes in school administration at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and Gannon University and has served as a Safe Schools and Crisis Response consultant. In addition to teaching in public schools for thirteen years, Stevens served as a secondary and elementary principal for twenty-two years. Dr. Stevens has earned his Superintendent's Letter of Eligibility, Certification as Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction, and Administrative Certificates in both elementary and secondary administration. He has presented numerous professional programs on various administrative topics both locally and nationally.



Klappentext

Parents need to ask the right questions if they are to learn about their children's schools. Obtaining pertinent knowledge about school programs and procedures helps to avoid confusion and conflict that sometimes arises between the parent and school staff. This reference will provide general background information and important questions for parents to ask their principals. At the end of each list of questions are things to "listen and look for" in the principal's response. The depth of the principal's responses can help parents gauge the quality of school programs, better understand district policies, and appreciate operating procedures within the school. Through the use of this book, parents will gain a clearer understanding of schools, the rules and regulation under which they operate, and the important role they play in educating their children. Will be of interest to parents and administrators.



Zusammenfassung
Will help parents gauge the quality of school programs, better understand district policies, and appreciate operating procedures within the school. They will also gain a clearer understanding of the important role they play in educating their child.

Inhalt

Part 1 Introduction Part 2 1. The School Chapter 3 School Climate Chapter 4 School Safety Chapter 5 Severe Weather Conditions Chapter 6 Student Ilness Chapter 7 School Emergencies Chapter 8 Drugs in the School Chapter 9 Police and the School Part 10 2. The Parent Chapter 11 Communication with the School Chapter 12 Parent Expectations Chapter 13 Parents' Relationship with the School Chapter 14 How to Contact the School Chapter 15 Volunteering in Schools Chapter 16 Educational Jargon Chapter 17 Serving on School Committees Part 18 3. The Principal Chapter 19 The Image of the Principal Chapter 20 Characteristics of a Good Principal Chapter 21 Duties of the Principal Part 22 4. The Teacher Chapter 23 Selection of Teachers Chapter 24 Supervision of Teachers Chapter 25 The Classroom Chapter 26 Teaching Techniques Part 27 5. The Student Chapter 28 Student Behavior Chapter 29 Suspension and Expulsion Chapter 30 Homework Chapter 31 Student Responsibilities Chapter 32 Retention and Acceleration Part 33 6. The District Chapter 34 The School Board Chapter 35 School District Policies Chapter 36 The Budget Chapter 37 Taxes Chapter 38 Special Help Part 39 7. Support Services Chapter 40 Special Education Chapter 41 Technology Chapter 42 Food Service Chapter 43 The School Bus Chapter 44 Temporary Medical Conditions Chapter 45 In Loco Parentis Part 46 Glossary Part 47 Index Part 48 About the Author

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Produktinformationen

Titel
Parents Want to Know
Untertitel
Questions for Principals
Autor
EAN
9781578861705
ISBN
1578861705
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber
R&L Education
Anzahl Seiten
132
Gewicht
203g
Größe
H229mm x B152mm x T7mm
Jahr
2004
Untertitel
Englisch
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