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Administrative Guidance for Working with Challenging Parents

Wednesday, January 23, 2013


By Dr. Amy Burkman Program Director, M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision Partnering with parents to provide the best education for a child can be one of the biggest challenges for a teacher, especially when the parent is hesitant to join forces. As a teacher and as an administrator I experienced two types of parents that have difficulty maintaining positive relationships with teachers: parents who are hesitant to come to schools and interact with educators and parents who are over-involved and fail to see teachers as professionals.

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