Six types of parent involvement mavis g sanders, senior advisor of the national network of partnership schools, which promotes joyce epstein's six types of parent involvement, gathered with representatives of several ohio school districts in june 2010 to look at the efforts of ohio schools to involve parents in their children's education. Six types of involvement category description examples parenting help families to develop environments at home to support their child as a student offer parent education classes (eg, ged or adult literacy classes) visit the family at home.
6 types of parental involvement collaborating with community •communities have a significant role to play in the education, development, and well-being of students •helps with: – encouraging and supporting the cooperation between schools, families, community groups, organizations.
Each type of involvement leads to different results for students, families, and teachers a few examples of benefits that have been measured or observed for each type of involvement are.
Inherent in fostering each type of parent involvement as well as the expected results of implementing them for students, parents, and teachers the following information is excerpted from epstein's work epstein's framework of six types of involvement and sample practices 1.
Six types of involvement type 1 parenting – assist families in understanding child and adolescent development and in setting home conditions that support children as students at each grade level.