|2006 Promising Partnership Practices|
Parent Support Workshops
Palmetto Elementary/Middle School
Palmetto Elementary/Middle School invited parents of students who were having behavior problems to a series of Parent Support Workshops. During these meetings, which were held twice per quarter, parents learned strategies for helping their children become better students. They also gave parents an opportunity to share their stories with other parents facing similar challenges. Palmetto specifically targeted students who were receiving the most disciplinary citations and were at risk for referral to an alternative school. More...
Becky Ford, Assistant Principal
Type 1 | Elementary Grades | Behavior
Financial Aid Workshop for Parents and Students
Mullins High School
To show parents and students how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for postsecondary school, Mullins created a financial aid workshop. The workshop was held in February—after parents had received wage statements, but before they started their tax returns. More...
Jean Allman, Assistant Principal
Type 1 | High School | College and Careers