How do we build and grow a PTA?

Project Summary

A team of students led by Glenn Elementary School Parent Teacher Association (PTA) President, David Vanie, will explore publicly available data in order to develop a set of metrics that serve to understand the needs of the GSE parent community in a holistic way.  The data will identify potential obstacles that are barriers for parent involvement, and will inform best practices for increasing participation throughout the 2018-2019 school year at GSE.  The work will be used to provide helpful insight for engaging parents in PTA organizations at public schools throughout Durham, and across the country. 

 

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Contact
Paul Bendich
Mathematics
bendich@math.duke.edu

Disciplines Involved: Public Policy, Sociology, Anthropology, History, Geography, Education, Political Science, Economics

Project Leads: Alec Greenwald, David Vanie (Glenn PTA president)

Project Manager: TBD

 

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