Train teachers how to keep the lines of communication open between them and parents. They can be a support system to one another, ultimately benefitting the child.
To Read: Parent-Teacher Relations Not Always Automatic
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- Teacher Training Smart Pages--Book and CD-ROM - Book with Reproducible Articles & Forms by Sheryl Haystead (See the Table of Contents on that page for articles included on Parents.)
- Are Drop-Off Kids Welcome at Your Church?
- Building Relationships with Parents (pdf)
- Communicating and Collaborating with Parents - about parents of special needs students
- Connecting with Disconnected Parents of Youth
- Effective Ways to Minister to Children of Divorce
- Four keys to a quality parent ministry
- How to Respond to an Angry Parent
- Tearing Down Obstacles to Reaching Parents
- Tips for Dealing with an Angry Parent
- Making Friends with Parents by Linda Weddle at the 2006 Greater Chicago Sunday School Association Conference (on CD)
- Parents: Teaching partners by Karyn Henley (may be able to find used)
Group Training, In-House:
- Service with a Smile - Scroll down just a little on that page for this session.
- Take It Home: Inspiration and Events to Help Parents Spiritually Transform Their Children by Mark Holmen, David Texeira
- Without a Good Parent-Teacher Relationship, You are Walking into Unknowns. by Ministry Tools Resource Center
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