CH 8 STUDY GUIDE 1. What nine levels of involvement may parents have as they collaborate with schools? 2. What is the framework of involvement that Epstein suggests? 3. How does Reggio Emilia illustrate the importance of parent involvement? 4. What special efforts are needed to involve reticent parents? 5. Be able to discuss effective programs including Head Start, High/Scope Perry Preschool Project, Carolina Abecedarian Project, Project CARE, Syracuse Family Development Research, Houston Parent-Child Development Center, Early Training Project, Chicago Child Parent Center, Oklahoma Pre-K, and AVANCE. 6. In what way and how long has Head Start been a leader in parent involvement? What are its goals? 7. What are some activities that can be implemented at home? 8. Why is there an emphasis on parent education for teenagers? 9. What is Family Support America? What are some of its goals? 10. What focus does Comers process have regarding collaborating with parents? (consensus, collaboration, and no fault) 11. Be able to discuss Comer’s School Development Program.