“Parent Involvement in Education” by QACP Parent Educator, Jamie Cho, PhD

Research studies have repeatedly shown the importance of parent involvement in a child’s education. These studies show that parents’ involvement in their child’s education results in better academic performance, student confidence and motivation (Hoover- Dempsey & Sandlar, 1997). Parental involvement can be defined as the allocation of resources for a child (Grolnick & Slowiaczek, 1994).Continue reading ““Parent Involvement in Education” by QACP Parent Educator, Jamie Cho, PhD”

“Intro to History of Parent Ed & Co-op Programs in WA State” by Pam Mcelmeel (2007)

In The Beginning:    A New Folk Movement in the United States Katharine Whiteside Taylor was a pioneer and nationally known consultant for the parent education cooperative movement in the United States.  Ms. Taylor was contracted by the Seattle Public Schools in 1941 to develop parent cooperative playgroups in Washington State.   Following are quotes about theContinue reading ““Intro to History of Parent Ed & Co-op Programs in WA State” by Pam Mcelmeel (2007)”