Children, Youth, Families & Schools, Nebraska Center for Research on


Date of this Version

April 2000


Workshop Presented at the Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologists. April 1, 2000. Permission to use.


Overview of Home-School Partnerships
“... parents take their child home after professionals complete their services and parents continue providing the care for the larger portion of the child’s waking hours... No matter how skilled professionals are, or how loving parents are, each cannot achieve alone what the two parties, working hand-in-hand, can accomplish together” (Peterson & Cooper, 1989; pp. 229, 208).