Communicating for Connection

In this three-part workshop, Patricia reveals her innovative, powerful, and easy-to-implement insights, strategies, and techniques that will prepare your team to confidently engage with families as their true partners in education. Patricia packs each hour-long session with valuable, real-life examples and tips, so participants come away understanding the vital need for successful school-home communication, and with a new toolbox of skills and practices that they can immediately use to create real connections with parents and caregivers.

Learning Goals:

  • Understand why communication is at the heart of effective family engagement.
  • Recognize and identify both effective and ineffective communication.
  • Draw on the knowledge of your parents/ schools to compose and design communications and learning at-home activities that are parent-friendly.
  • Feel capable and empowered to make the most of conversations with families.

What people are saying about the presentations

ESC of Northeast Ohio

I loved this class! Patricia was super engaging and I feel like I really gained a lot of knowledge and insight from these classes. The group we had was open and honest and I believe we all gained a lot of communication skills that will be put to good use!

IEL 2021 Conference Attendee

Patricia was amazing!!!!! She was very knowledgeable and her examples were great!

NSPRA 2021 Conference Attendee

I’ve already implemented some of these strategies into my district communications.

ESC of Northeast Ohio

The series was set up with discussions, hands on applications, time to ask questions and plan ahead. From the beginning to end it was worthwhile time spent spent focusing on specifically on communication to families.

NSPRA 2021 Conference Attendee

Best virtual session, in my opinion. Excellent and engaging presentation.

NSPRA 2021 Conference Attendee via Twitter

Your tips are already impacting my work this morning as I craft a parent communication. Your work truly makes a difference.

Kids Count Conference 2019 Attendee

Great Examples of real-life situations and fun activities that get the points across in a memorable way.

ESC of Northeast Ohio

The Masterclass is beneficial to groom and grow your ability to effectively communicate to all stakeholders. It diminishes many preconceived ideas and replaces them with new simple innovative ways to communicate across all forms of media. This class is a must take if you are an intricate part of the communications team within your District.

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Take the first step toward stronger parent relationships today.

Give your team the skills — and the confidence they need to succeed.

















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