Family and Consumer Sciences--A Valuable Resource to Public Schools in Parent and Community Engagement
By working with the Parent Involvement Committee of P-16 Leadership Council, a Family and Consumer Science Extension agent was able to help facilitate building community capacity through networking and collaboration to support and educate parents through family engagement. Implementation of these goals incorporated parent involvement research components of collaborated community services, providing support and services to families, parent and child rearing skills, shared information and resources, and encouraging support of children's learning. Specific information on the role of the Extension agent is included.
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Rodman, J., Sheppard, C., & Black, J. (2008). Family and Consumer Sciences--A Valuable Resource to Public Schools in Parent and Community Engagement. The Journal of Extension, 46(5), Article 21. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol46/iss5/21