Teaching M.A.

Year Approved


First Advisor

Kron, Bill


This literature review with application emphasis analyzes the components of parent involvement and its positive relationship to student success, with respect to the barriers that all parents experience and the supplemental barriers for immigrant parents or English Language Learner (ELL) parents. Further review examines strategies utilized by school staff to increase immigrant or ELL parent involvement and areas for further development of strategies. The suggestions and application material include rationale and explanation of a community resource reference sheet for parents, a Quick Facts information sheet and a Professional Development (PD) slideshow for teachers, and concepts for administrator considerations.

Degree Name

Teaching M.A.

Document Type

Masterʼs thesis