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Participant Quotes
 
"We were expecting to gain a few tidbits on teaching, but we left with strategies that have the potential to change the culture and attitude of our school forever."
...4 Teachers from Brooklyn College Academy, grades 9 - 10

"Thanks for allowing me the opportunity to share in this awesome learning experience."
...Math Teacher, Cape Coral, Florida

"This conference was the best educational experience I've had since I left college. I've been to seminars, clinics, and all kinds of workshops, but this conference was more value than anything I've experienced. In the past week, I reflected more on my teaching practices than I've ever done since I began my career."
...Teacher of Middle School Science, St. Lawrence County, New York

"I was awed by your effort to make each person at the conference feel valued."
...Middle School Teacher, ELA, State of Delaware

"We had an amazing experience at the conference!"
...Social Studies Teachers, New York City, New York

"I want to say how much I enjoyed the week. The level of learning just continues to rise every year!"
...Staff Developer, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

"Our team became a cohesive group of educators that truly have the kids at heart. We are going to really try to get together on a regular basis to discuss and encourage each other with things learned at this conference."
...Elementary Teacher, St. Lawrence County, New York
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Technology in Support of Student Centered Learning

Community and Parent Involvement

How can we make this happen?


Teachers can communicate with local cable companies and have their web sites listed free of charge.

Teachers can also collaborate with local cable companies to have lessons/information posted.

Teachers can have students create newsletters to be sent home in an effort to communicate with the parents and increase their involvement and understanding.

PTO Today

This is the homepage for PTO Today. It provides a wealth of information regarding parent/teacher issues and offers ideas for building effective parent/teacher organizations.

National Education Association

This is the homepage of the National Education Association. It provides numerous resources relating to improving parent/school relations and offers links to understanding testing and various subjects.

Education World

This site offers a dozen different ways to promote parent involvement and provides links to a number of educational resources.