Advancing Research, Improving Education

National Center for Family and Community Connections with Schools
Family, School, and Community Connections Symposium: New Directions for Research, Practice, and Evaluation
Agenda and Overview Speaker Bios Symposium Resources

Page 1 - Describing High School Parental Involvement:
Voices from the Field

Zenna Nephew
Zenna Nephew
Buffalo (NY)
Good Schools for All
  • Parents need to know what questions to ask
  • Starts the very first day of high school
  • Parents involved in decision-making at both school and district level
  • Many levels of involvement depending on parent comfort level
  • Start out slow to build confidence


Voices From The Field

Zenna Nephew
Scott Elliff
Safisha Mance
Linda Boswell-Bordelon
Jeff Edmondson
Cris Gutierrez
Jason King
William Miles

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