63:14 minutes (28.95 MB) Program Slide show
Dr. Debbie Pushor, Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum Studies in the College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan talks about her vision of parent engagement. Her doctoral work A Storied Photo Album of Parents’ Positioning and the Landscape of Schools came about from her personal experience when her own children entered the education system. Her major research project funded by the Dr. Stirling McDowell Foundation for Research into Teaching, which explored, with a team of co-researchers at Princess Alexandra Community School in Saskatoon, how schools can move from practices of parent involvement to practices of parent engagement and leadership.
Lorna Costantini, moderator from www.ourschool.ca, Matt Montagne, Teacher at the University School of Milwaukee, Rhoda Cipparone, interior designer from Niagara Falls, Ontario and Cindy Zautcke, resident parent on Parents as Partners joined in the discussion.You can follow along in the show with Debbie's slide show