Family engagement is more than “nice.” When implemented properly, family engagement can have a lasting impact on child development and student learning, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.
Course created on November 12, 2019
Course Type: Video, Audio
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- After this course, participants will be able to describe the research behind family engagement practices.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the connection between family engagement and child outcomes.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how family engagement can substantially enhance child development efforts.
|5-15 Minutes||Importance of Family Engagement|
|15-35 Minutes||Father’s Role in Family Engagement|
|35-45 Minutes||Putting Family Engagement First|
|45-55 Minutes||Tenets of Positive Family Engagement|
J. Michael Hall, MEd
J. Michael Hall is the father of two sons (a high school teacher and a marketing director) and the husband to a beautiful middle school reading teacher. Mr. Hall has been a special education teacher, a teacher of the gifted and talented, and an intermediate and middle school principal. As an educator, speaker, and founder of Strong Fathers-Strong Families, he has presented to more than 225,000 fathers and parents at local schools, Head Starts, and regional and national conferences. J. Michael has worked with over 300 schools in Texas and in over 45 states with public schools and Head Starts.
“Mike” is also the current co-host of the Intentional Partnerships, a collaborative podcast in partnership with Lindsey Shah and the National Center for Parents as Teachers. He has written five different fatherhood curricula and is also a contributing author to the book on fathering entitled Why Fathers Count. He is considered one of the country’s foremost experts on working with fathers in schools and Head Starts. For his pioneering work in education, he was honored as a 2012 White House Champion of Change for his work in the fatherhood field around the nation.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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