Center on Race and Social Problems

African American Parental Involvement in Public Education Summer Institute, 2009

Full Description of the Lecture / Panel: 
  • Public School Strategies to Improve African American Parental Involvement
    M. Ann Levett, Executive Director, School Development Program, Yale University Comer School Development Program
  • Interventions to Enhance Parental Involvement in Literacy
    Patricia Edwards, Professor of Teacher Education, Michigan State University College of Education
  • Community Support for African American Parental Involvement in Education
    Mavis Sanders, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Education


  • Mark Conner, Director of Family and Community Engagement, Pittsburgh Public Schools
  • Pam Little-Poole, Director of Parent Education, Beginning with Books
  • Deb Tucker, Vice President of Programs and Services, Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh