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


Date of this Version

April 2003


Sheridan, S. M. (2003, April). Home/school/community collaboration: Connections for kids. Invited address at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Toronto, Canada. Permission to use.


The Importance of Connections for Kids
Relationships & Engagement
Parent Engagement
Indicators of Parent Engagement
Beyond Parent Engagement: The Importance of Continuity
From an “Engaged Parent” to an “Engaged Partnership”
Defining Characteristics of Engaged Partnerships
Role of the School Psychologist