Home & School Partnerships Part III

Engagement Details


In this engagement, participants will develop a better understanding of the impact attitudes of both parents and child have on learning.

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize the impact mindsets (parent and child) have on school success
  2. Understand the impact of regular and timely school attendance on your child’s learning

About the Authors

Jamie Bricker

Jamie Bricker

Jamie Bricker is a retired elementary school educator from just outside Toronto, Ontario. His thirty year career encompassed teaching all grades from 1 to 8, as well as over a decade in school administration.

Carol Bricker

Carol Bricker

Carol Bricker is also a retired elementary school educator. During her thirty year career, she assumed various of roles in Special Education: Classroom Teacher, Special Education Resource Teacher and Special Education Facilitator.

As both parents and educators, Jamie and Carol have seen the tremendous impact committed parent engagement has on a child’s enjoyment of school and his/her academic success. In addition to their work for Teacher/Coach, Jamie and Carol co-host a twice monthly podcast about Parent Engagement on VoicEd Radio.

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