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Susan Sheridan: “Teachers and Parents as Partners”

This Department of Educational Psychology Colloquium presentation will highlight research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Susan Sheridan on Teachers and Parents as Partners (previously known as conjoint behavioral consultation). This family-school partnership intervention that supports children’s development by engaging families, strengthening family-school connections, and building parent and teacher competencies.
Date
Thursday, May 02, 2019
Time
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location
259 Educational Sciences Building
Description

Susan Sheridan of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is delivering a presentation titled, “Teachers and Parents as Partners: What Works, How it Works, and What it Means for Practice.”

SheridanThis Department of Educational Psychology Colloquium presentation will highlight research on Teachers and Parents as Partners (previously known as conjoint behavioral consultation), a family-school partnership intervention that supports children’s development by engaging families, strengthening family-school connections, and building parent and teacher competencies.

A summary of research will be presented, highlighting empirically-derived benefits, mechanisms of change, and practice implications.

Sheridan is the director of the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools and the George Holmes University Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. A graduate of UW-Madison’s Department of Educational Psychology program, she is the inaugural recipient of the department’s ‘Distinguished Alumni Award.’


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