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School, Family, and Community Partnerships Book Study

Ended Jun 2, 2024

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Course Overview

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Course Description

In this online, self-paced book study spanning four weeks, you will explore the advantages that arise when schools, families, and communities collaborate for students' success. Throughout the program, you will find examples of effective partnerships across the six involvement types, from pre-K to 12th grade. Additionally, the course provides checklists, frameworks, and evaluations to support you in crafting a comprehensive partnership program.

Book Required: School, Family, and Community Partnerships; Your Handbook for Action (4th Edition)

Participants must purchase School, Family, and Community Partnerships; Your Handbook for Action (Fourth Edition)  by Joyce L. Epstein and Associates. Upon successful completion of the course, participants can submit their receipt to be reimbursed for the price of the text by contacting Tori Lange at


Estimated Time: 14-16 Hours (Two Days)

This self-paced course typically requires 14-16 hours to complete, though the actual time may vary based on individual factors.

Access and Credentials

Click on "enroll now" to begin enrolling in the Course listing. After registering, click on “Canvas” at the top of the page to access your course in Canvas. 

Bulk Enrollment

Administrators, PLC leaders, and others can enroll their whole team; there's an option for bulk enrollment in the Catalog for registering multiple members. You first need to reserve and purchase multiple enrollments. After that, you can invite individuals to your purchased seats.

Credentials: 15 CECH or 1 Graduate Credit

After completing this course, you can obtain 15 CECH or 1 graduate credit. Graduate credit costs an additional small charge to the university for both members and non-members. CECH/CEUs are free of charge and can be obtained instantly upon completing all requirements. More information can be found in the FAQ at the top of this page.