Debrow illuminates the some of the ways that a school’s mission guides the relationship between parents and the school, starting with the recruitment process and continuing throughout the years that their children attend the school.
Parents are the key decision makers when it comes to their child’s learning needs and education. As such, they can be the most difficult stakeholders to manage, but can also be a school’s greatest asset. Effective administrators know how to engage parents and use good policy to help transform them from clients to genuine partners in the work of the school and their child’s education.
Photo credit: Akiva School, Nashville, TN