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How do you deal with high-maintenance parents who never seem happy with the job you are doing? 

Emotionally charged, often disgruntled, and occasionally abusive parents―sound familiar? The second edition of McEwan′s best-selling classic will help you manage your most difficult audience, adding several features and examples that will give you the confidence and skills you need to handle such situations, including:

  • Over two dozen strategies―enhanced and updated―to defuse emotionally charged parents
  • An updated, easy-to-administer healthy school checklist
  • Fifty ways to build parental support for your school
  • Ten goals-at-a-glance to help keep your school-community relations on target
  • A built-in facilitator′s guide

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Every educator will find invaluable strategies for handling angry and unresponsive parents and the critical issues that cause misunderstandings.

About the Author:

Elaine K. McEwan is an educational consultant with The McEwan-Adkins Group, offering professional development for educators to assist them in meeting the challenges of literacy learning in Grades Pre K-6. A former teacher, librarian, principal, and assistant superintendent for instruction in several suburban Chicago school districts, Elaine is the award-winning and best-selling author of more than three dozen books for educators. Her Corwin Press titles include Raising Reading Achievement in Middle and High Schools: Five Simple-to-Follow Strategies for Principals, Second Edition (2006), Seven Strategies of Highly Effective Readers: Using Cognitive Research to Boost K-8 Achievement (2004), Ten Traits of Highly Effective Principals: From Good to Great Performance (2003), Making Sense of Research: What’s Good, What’s Not, and How to Tell the Difference (2003), Seven Steps to Effective Instructional Leadership, Second Edition (2003), Teach Them ALL to Read: Catching the Kids Who Fall through the Cracks (2002), and Ten Traits of Highly Effective Teachers: How to Hire, Mentor, and Coach Successful Teachers (2001).

McEwan was honored by the Illinois Principals Association as an outstanding instructional leader, by the Illinois State Board of Education with an Award of Excellence in the Those Who Excel Program, and by the National Association of Elementary School Principals as the National Distinguished Principal from Illinois for 1991. She received her undergraduate degree in education from Wheaton College and advanced degrees in library science (MA) and educational administration (EdD) from Northern Illinois University.

McEwan lives with her husband and business partner, E. Raymond Adkins, in Oro Valley, Arizona. Between them, Elaine and Ray have five children, fifteen grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

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