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Archived Resources from the 2010 SPAC Conference

The presenter handouts from the 2010 conference may be downloaded and printed from the links below. Note: Documents are in .pdf format. You will need Acrobat Reader to open and download the publication. For a a free copy of Acrobat Reader, go to <http://www.adobe.com> and click on Downloads.

PTA National Standards for Partnerships Overview
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General Session Speaker
Nancy E. Hill, Ph.D.

"Parental Involvment During Adolescence"

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Research shows that parent involvement increases student achievement.

Parents "R" Equal Partners (Prep): Parents and Schools Working Together
Quibila Divine, Director Title I, The School District of Philadelphia

Breaking the Silence-Working with Children of Incarcerated Parents
Marsha R. Banks, Founder, Amiracle 4sure, Inc.
Robert Banks, Founder, Amiracle 4sure, Inc.
Helping You Help Your Child with Math
Ellen Mulligan, Mathematically Speaking, Inc.
Tracey Knerr, Mathematically Speaking, Inc., Youth Leadership
Youth Leadership
Darcel Madkins, Co-founder of the African American Leadership Association
Growing Great Readers
Heidi Patterson, Reading Specialist
Nichole Lombardi, Farrell Area School District
Doing Math in the Middle School
Karen Henrichs, Staff Development Specialist for Data Analysis, Riverview IU #6
Phonological Awareness: A Primary Piece of the Reading Puzzle
Michele Borcky, Title I Reading Teacher
Crystal Ryan
Positive Parenting/The Parent School Connection
Lisa Strause, PAC Leader, Former Teacher
Don't Give Up!
Jennifer Blasko, Title I Reading Specialist, PAC Member
Mike Blasko, PTA President
Building Bridges for Parent Involvement
Mary Hammer, Title I School Counselor
Elsie Diduch, Union City Family Support Center
Wake-up Call for Dads; Dealing with and Eliminating Putdowns
Denny Barger, HELP for You Counseling
Dealing With and Eliminating Put Downs
Denny Barger, HELP For You
Author Study of Jan Brett
Jackie Myers, Parent Liaison for Agora Cyber Charter School
Kelli Divito, Math and Reading Specialist Coordinator

Increased student achievement translates to success in school and in life.

S.O.S. Reading: Spotlight on Skills Workshop
Patrick Smith, Reading Specialist, Pleasant Valley Elementary School

How Parents Can Improve Their Children's Writing Skills at Home
Barbara E. Seni, Ph.D.
Building a Love of Reading
Kim Fritzges, Parent
STARS (Strategies to Achieve Reading Success)
Mona Fleeger, Title I Reading Teacher, Armstrong District Superbrain
Superbrain Yoga: A Tool to Fuel the Brain
Kim Siar, Institute for Inner Studies
Art is the Heart of Learning
Jordan Crosby, Manager of Public Policy Advocacy
From Learning Letters to Reading Aloud: Strategies for Reading Fun!
Chad H. Waldron, Title I Reading Specialist, Fort LeBoeuf School District
Dana A. Keck, Doctoral Student, IUP
Hand in Hand: Connecting School to Home Using Technology Resources
Jean McCleary, Elementary Principal and Federal Programs Coordinator
Alicia Hetrick, Union School District
Making Summer Count
Gwendolyn Cooley, Parent Involvement Specialist, Erie City School District
Surviving Homework
Amy Bauschard, 1st Grade Teacher, Our Lady's Christian School
Motivating the Middle: Reaching Struggling Middle School Readers
Heather Mochulski, Title I Reading Specialist
Beth McKee, Title I Reading Specialist

It is important the Title I programs comply with federal mandates.

Parent Involvement and No Child Left Behind
Cindy Rhoads, Title I Parent Involvement Coordinator, PA Department of Education

School Compacts
Cindy Rhoads, Title I Parent Involvement Coordinator, PA Department of Education



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