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Parents dread getting a call from their child’s principal’s office. But maybe It’s time to shift our mindset and think of principals as partners who support our children’s development. We talked with Dr. Tayarisha Batchelor, principal of the Rawson STEAM school in Hartford, Conn., about how families and parent leaders can collaborate with their principal. She shares how she has supported families in her communities during the pandemic and how she helps her staff engage in meaningful family engagement practices.Resources:
- The New Teacher Project (TNTP) has released two new resources, the COVID-19 School Response Toolkit, geared towards families, and the 5 Essentials for Engaging Families in Reopening Efforts for school leaders.
- Watch our webinar Family Engagement in a Virtual World to learn more about connecting with families during distance learning
- Check out NAFSCE’s Family Engagement during COVID-19 Survey Results
- Follow Dr. Tayarisha Batchelor on Twitter at @TstoneTG