• Family, School, and Community Partnerships
  • Preparation for Session One
  • Session One: Community, Assumptions, and PTA Standards
  • Session Two: Preparing to Cross Borders
  • Session Three: Family and Community Engagement
  • Session Four: Collaboration
  • Session Five: Exploring Community Resources
  • Session Six: High Expectations English Learners
  • Session Seven: Responding to Student and Family Needs
  • Session Eight: Advocating for Students and Families
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  • LA 7.3: Preparing for Advocacy

    Developing an Advocacy Stance


    Learning Outcome Pedagogical Intent Student Position

    Evaluate, select, and advocate for applicable models of family and community involvement and support implementation.

    Work in partnerships with families and communities to create positive learning environments. 

    Assessment: 25 pts.

    TA: 1 hour 20 minutes

    Teachers can advocate for their students and families after completing this course and taking a position to advocate for correct practices to us with ELs and with diverse communities at their schools.

    Students have completed most of the work in the Parent and Family course.  They need to work in session 7 on preparing the final major course assignment.  They will work with their team to prepare for presenting the advocacy position paper in session 8.


    During this session, you will work on your Advocacy Presentation and Paper with your group. As you work, consider the requirements. (The rubric and be found by clicking this link to be sure you are in compliance). 

    If you don't complete it during this session, you will need to complete it during this week. 

    One copy of the Advocacy Paper, with every group member's name on it, will be submitted to the facilitator prior to your presentation in class next week. Each group will use the power point as they present their material, for which you are allotted 25 minutes. 

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