This webinar will focus on building parent-teacher relationships by increasing cultural awareness. We will share the importance of identifying cultural differences and strategies to address the needs of students and families. We will discuss strategies to manage and understand personal biases and their effects on family partnering. In addition, we will talk about how to determine the difference between equal and equitable practices.

Course Objectives

1) Understand how to address individual needs of students and families by increasing self-awareness and understanding personal biases.

2) Recognize the difference between equality and equity.

3) Implement inclusionary strategies to build community rapport.