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This Week's #PTChat: Middle & High School Family Engagement Strategies

By Joe Mazza

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It is imperative that parents become and/or remain involved in their child's education as he or she transitions into high school. 

As parents and teachers, we must create a more seamless family engagement path, a way into and out of high school so families remain engaged throughout their teen's high school grades. 

Join us this Wednesday night (9PM EST / 6PM PST) as parents and educators discuss family engagement strategies geared toward secondary schools.

New to Twitterchats? After logging on to Twitter, visit Tweetchat (http://www.tweetchat.com) and simply enter "ptchat" in the box at the top. Follow along and participate as you as much as you like to join others around the world in this weekly chat. We look forward to engaging your unique and important parent and/or educator perspectives.

For a list of past #PTchats, visit eFACE Today and scroll to the topic that most interests you.  


Posted on April 30, 2012 by Joe Mazza

Joe Mazza is an elementary principal at Knapp Elementary School in suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is also a doctoral learner at the University of Pennsylvania studying technology's impact on home-school partnerships. You can follow Joe on Twitter @Joe_Mazza and participate in a weekly #PTchat (Parent-Teacher Chat) he hosts on Wednesdays at 9PM EST. He also writes a blog aimed to share innovative family engagement ideas for schools called eFACE Today

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