Main Library

This library contains CADRE resources as well as State, Lead Agency and Parent Center resources. Please note that CADRE makes no endorsement of the State, Lead Agency and Parent Center resources included here, nor of any policies, procedures, processes, or documents specific to any item.

AFC - Advocacy Skills - A Guide to Help You Advocate for Your Child's Educational Rights

APEC - Resolving Disputes in Special Education

ASK - Communication Matters

ASK - Improving Communication: Tips for Parents and Educators

Breaking Barriers: Reaching the Hard to Reach - Webinar

CT - School Family Community Partnerships_PolicyGuidance_PositionStatement

Introduction The introduction to this sourcebook stresses the need for schools, communities, and families to work together to educate children to be productive and caring 21 st century citizens. American families are described as more diverse than ever before, spanning cultures, languages, levels of education, and socioeconomic and demographic differences. Family involvement is defined in an expansive way to include and recognize the value of a broad spectrum of activities that involve family members and/or guardians helping children to learn, both at home and at school. Barriers that limit...
Engaging Parents in Productive Partnerships is an easy-to-read presentation of suggestions on how educators and service providers can effectively collaborate with parents including specific recommendations for IEP meetings. Tell us what you think of the document, please click here to take a short survey. (link is external) To order copies of this publication, please fill out this order form.

FL - STC Brochure in English-2013

FND - Connecting Across All Differences

FND - Parent-Teacher Conferences

GA - Self Determination Manual

IA-125 School Leadership Dec 04

Video of Webinar: Introducing the Part C Dispute Resolution Family Guides About the Webinar: This webinar provides parent centers and families with ideas on how to use these new, family-friendly guides on mediation, due process hearings, and written State complaints designed with the Part C families in mind. This webinar also describes the collaborative process that CADRE used to develop the guides. The new family-friendly guides on special education dispute resolution are now available for download from the CADRE website, in addition to the new Quick Guide to Special Education Dispute...

MD - Parent Involvement Brochure

MEPF-8 - Advocating For Your Child

MO - April 2012 Report on Home Works

MO - Home Works 2011-2012 Evaluation Report

MO - Home Works! 2012 Evaluation Report

MO - Home Works! Executive Summary of the 2009-2010 Evaluation Report

On August 14, 2013 CADRE hosted a free webinar with Karen Mapp, Director, Education Policy and Management Program, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Moving Forward: Building Effective Family-School Partnerships . Video of CADRE Webinar:Moving Forward-Building Family School Partnerships8.14.13 About the Webinar: This webinar provided an overview of what we now know about policies and practices needed to cultivate and sustain effective family-school partnerships that support student achievement and school improvement. About the Presenter: Karen L. Mapp, EdD, is a Senior Lecturer on...

NE - Family-Professional Relationships

NH - Developing a Team Approach for Family and Community Connections With Schools

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