Title 1 Newark, CA principal Robin Sehrt engages 87% of parents

  Ms. Robin Sehrt Principal of Snow Elementary School, in Newark, CA Q: Hi Principal Sehrt! Can you introduce your school? We are a 53-year-old Title 1 elementary school with close to 425 students near, San Jose, California. We have a diverse student population and 30% of the students are English Language Learners. As a…

Milpitas School Teacher Is Reaching and Engaging Parents Equitably

Ms. Deanna Sainten’s background Ms. Deanna Sainten is a sixth-grade teacher at Marshall Pomeroy Elementary School in Milpitas, California. She won the Milpitas Unified School District’s Teacher of the Year award in 2012. She has twice won the Milpitas Post newspaper Teacher of the Year award. Q: Hi Deanna! Can you introduce your school? Marshall…

Title 1 School Transforms Parent Interactions By Going Mobile-First

Mr. Jim Kallieris is Principal at Oak Terrace Elementary school in Highwood, IL. He recently spoke with us about parent interaction issues Title 1 schools like his face, and how his school approached the problem with a mobile-first solution. Q. Hi Jim! Can you introduce your school? We (Oak Terrace in Highwood) are a very…

Principal replaces antiquated communication tools in 3 days!

“Don’t be afraid.  Our call as leaders is to empower families and we can’t do that unless we reach them. I don’t think we are reaching the families completely with our antiquated methods. Don’t be afraid.”–Dr. MurphyDr. Sheila Murphy-Brewer Ed.D., principal at Marshall Pomeroy Elementary school in Milpitas, CA, is leading her team with a…