Education leader: Empower teachers, engage parents is the headline of an article that appeared yesterday in the Reno Gazette-Journal. It’s describing a meeting of 600 teachers from the National Education Association.
Here’s an excerpt focusing on speaker NEA Vice-President Lily Eskelsen:
Bringing parents into the school improvement process is vital, she said, noting that means more than having a parent volunteer for a field trip.
“Engagement means you listen to them,” Eskelsen said.
The article is worth a look.