Working with Parents
Working with McKinney-Vento students' parents can be crucial in supporting their child's education and well-being. It is important to establish trust and build rapport with parents to understand their needs and the challenges they are facing. Effective communication and active listening can help identify their concerns and challenges, and provide the necessary support for their child's education. It is also essential to provide information about available resources, such as transportation, school supplies, and food assistance programs. Engaging parents in decision-making processes can also help them feel empowered and invested in their child's education. Overall, working with McKinney-Vento students' parents requires empathy, sensitivity, and effective communication to establish a positive relationship and provide the necessary support for their child's academic success.