|Federal dollars are used to supplement the educational services offered by school districts. Federal dollars at Quitman School District are used to increase and improve parental involvement, hire additional teachers to reduce class size, and to provide professional training opportunities for staff. Parents are welcome to visit the Parent Resource Center located at Quitman Lower Elementary. The center is open from 7:30 – 3:30 each school day and provides resources regarding parenting skills, learning disabilities, and educational learning materials.
District Contact Information
Central Office, 601-776-2186
Lisa Riley, Parent Involvement Coordinator, 601-776-6156, firstname.lastname@example.org
2017-2018 PARENT CENTER RESOURCES
The Common Core Companion: The Standards Decoded Grades K-12
Supporting Common Core State Standards: Family Engagement for Student Success (The Parent Institute)
Series: Everything You Need to Know About:
Dealing with Stalking Virginity Decision-making Codependency
Peer Mediation Incest Stress Self-confidence
Drug Addiction Teens Who Kill Peer Pressure Alcohol
Media Violence Dyslexia Cults Drug Abuse
Smoking Teen Suicide Eating Disorders An Alcoholic Parent
Weapons in School and Home Having an Addictive Personality
Creating Your Own Support System
AUTISM AND ASPERGER MATERIALS
Taking Care of Myself By Mary Wrobel
Toilet Training for individuals with Autism or Other Developmental Issues By Maria Wheeler, M. Ed.
Just Take a Bite (Food Challenges) By Lori Ernsperger, Ph.D.
A Treasure Chest of Behavioral Strategies By Beth Fouse, Ph.D. and Maria Wheeler, M. Ed.
Exploring Feelings By Dr. Tony Atwood
Preparing for Life By Dr. Jed Baker
The Social Skills Picture Book for High School and Beyond By Dr. Jed Baker
Educating Children with Autism By National Research Council
Autism-Asperger’s and Sexuality By Jerry Newport and Mary Newport
Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships By Dr. Temple Grandin and Sean Baron
Early Intervention and Autism By James Ball, Ed.D. BCBA
Laughing and Loving with Autism By R. Wayne Gilpin
Developing Talents By Dr. Temple Grandin and Kate Duffy
Loving Dr. Spock By Barbara Jacobs
Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism By Dr. Temple Grandin
Emergence: Labeled Autistic By Temple Grandin, Ph. D. and Margaret M. Scariano
Asperger’s and Self-Esteem: Insight and Hope Through Famous Role Models By Norm Ledgin
Revolutionary Common Sense for Raising Successful Children with Disabilities By Kathie Snow
Inclusive Programming for Elementary Students with Autism By Shelia Wagner, M, Ed,
The Comprehensive Autism Planning System By Shaun Henry and Brenda Smith Myles
Asperger Download By Josie and Damian Santomauro
Asperger Syndrome and the Elementary School Experience By Susan Thompson Moore, M.Ed.
Learning with a Visual Brain By Ellyn Lucas Arwood, Ed. D. and Carole Kaulitz, M. Ed.
Building Social Relationships By Scott Bellini
With Open Arms By Mary Schielder, M.S.
Pirates By Margaret Anne Carter and Josie Santomauro
How Do I Teach These Kids? By Kimberly A. Henry
The Source for Autism By Gail J. Richard
Autism for Parents and Professionals By Kathie Harrington
Breakthoughs: How to Reach Students With Autism By Karen Sewell
One-on-One By Marilyn Chassman
Autism: A Social Skills Approach for Children and Adolescents By Maureen Aarons and Tessa Gittons
For Safekeeping- Autism Alliance of MetroWest, Inc.
The Way I See It- Temple Grandin
Students with Special Needs By E. John Shinsky, Ph.D.
Life Centered Education: A competency Based Approach By Donn E. Brolin
Life Centered Education: Modified Curriculum for Individuals With Moderate Disabilities
By Robert J. Loyd and Donn E. Brolin
Attention Deficit Disorder and Learning Disabilities By Barbara D. Ingersoll, PH.D and Sam Goldstein, PH.D
Attention Deficit Disorder: A Different Perception By Thom Hartmann
Succeeding In College with Attention Deficit Disorders By Jennifer Bramer, Ph.D.
Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder By L. Susan Buttross, M.D., FAAP
Practical Strategies for Including High School Students with Behavioral Disabilities By June Stride
CHADD Educator’s Manual By Chris Zeigler Dendy, M.S.
Creating Positive Support Groups for At-risk Children By Susan T. Dennison
How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms By Carol Ann Tomlinson
Skillstreaming in Early Education By Ellen McGinnis and Arnold Goldstein
ADHD Kids With Incredible Potential By Mary K. Bailey
Making Inclusion Work By John Beattie, LuAnn Jordan and Bob Algozzine
Inclusion in Secondary Schools By Daniel D. Sage
A Guide to Co-Teaching By Richard Villa, Jacqueline Thousand and Ann Nevin
Best and Promising Practices By Alan Hilton and Ravic Ringladen
Teaching Literacy to Students with Significant Disabilities By June E. Downing
Practical Ideas that Really Work for Students with Disruptive, Defiant or Difficult Behaviors
By Kathleen McConnell, Gail Ryser and James R. Patton
The Attention Deficit Disorders Intervention Manual By Stephen McCarney, Ed. D.
The Parent’s Guide to Attention Deficit Disorders By Stephen McCarney, Ed. D. and Angela Marie Bauer, M. Ed.
Group Activities to Include Students with Special Needs By Julia Wilkins
Differentiated Instruction Guide for Inclusive Teaching By Anne Moll, Ed. D.
Exploring Feelings: Cognitive Behavior Therapy to Manage Anger By Tony Atwood
Student Behavior: Intervention and Preventive Strategies that Work By LRP Publications
Strategies for Organization: Preparing for Homework and The Real World By Michelle Garcia Winner
ADD and the Law: 2nd Edition By Peter S. Latham, J.D. and Patricia h. Latham, J.D.
Practical Ideas that Really Work for Students with ADHD By Kathleen McConnell and Gail R. Ryer
The Parent’s Guide to Attention Deficit Disorders By Stephen B. McCarney, Ed. D.and Angela Marie Bauer, M. Ed.
Social Skills Activities for the Elementary Grades By Dianne Schilling and Susanna Palomares
The Differentiated Classroom-Responding to the Needs of All Learners By Carol Ann Tomlinson
How to Reach and Teach Children with ADD/ADHD-2nd Edition By Sandra F. Rief
Co-Teach! By Marilyn Friend
Inclusion: A Fresh Look By Linda Tilton
Kid Tips Study Strategies for Students with Learning Differences By Kathy Young
Choosing outcomes and Accommodations for Children By Michael Giangreco, Chigee Cloninger and Virginia Salce Iverson
Understanding My Learning Differences By Susan McMurchie
Using Assistive Technology to Meet Literacy Standards: IEP Team Guide By Sherryl Purcell, Ph. D. and Debbie Grant, M.A.
The LD Teacher’s IDEA Companion By Molly Lyle
Kids with Incredible Potential By Mary K. Bailey
CHARACTER EDUCATION AND CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT MATERIALS
Functional Assessment By Joseph C. Witt, Ph.D., Edward Daley, Ph.D.,George Noell, Ph.D.
Teacher’s Guide to Behavioral Interventions By Kathy Cummins Wunderlich, M.Ed.
Functional Assessment of Academic Behavior By James Ysseldyke, Ph.D., Sandra Christenson, Ph.D.
Coping with Crisis: Lessons Learned ByScott Poland and Jami S. McCormick
All About Me (Self-Esteem Sheets) By Susanna Palomares
Understanding Me (Life Skills) By Dianne Schilling and Gerry Dunne
Group Activities for Kids that Hurt By Sally Jo Blair
Activities and Songs for Healing and Support By Lori Madrid
With All Due Respect By Ronald Morrish
Tough to Reach, Tough to Teach: Students with Behavior Problems By Sylvia Rockwell
Handbook for Qualities of Effective Teachers By James Stronge, Pamela Tucker and Jennifer Hindman
Teaching with the Brain in Mind By Eric Jensen
Brain Matter: Translating Research Into Classroom Practice By Patricia Wolfe
Teachers Who Learn, Kids Who Achieve By WestEd
Continuing to Learn: A Guidebook for Teacher Development By Learning Innovations
Connecting With Students By Allen Mendler
No Disposable Kids By Lary Brendtro, Ph. D., Arlin Ness, MSW, LLD, Martin Mitchell, Ed. D.
Activities for Counseling Underachievers By Jeanne Bleuer, Susanna Palomares and Garry Walz
Counseling Underachievers By Jeanne Bleuer
CHAMPS By Randy Sprick, Ph.D., Mickey Garrison, Ph. D. and Lisa Howland, M. S.
Powerful Classroom Management Strategies By Paul Burden
Positive Classroom Management By Robert DiGiulio
Pre-Referral Intervention Manual- 3rd Edition By Stephen B. McCarney and Kathy Cummins Wunderlick
Behavior Intervention Manual By Samm House
The Bully Free Classroom By Allan L. Beane, Ph. D.
Lessons In Tolerance and Diversity By Susanna Palomares
From Rage to Hope By Crystal Kuykendall
Working With Students: Discipline Strategies for the Classroom By Rubye Payne
Teaching Diversity By Ricardo Garcia
Before You Can Discipline By Robert DrBruyn
Reaching Out to Today’s Kids By Kathleen McConnell and Susie Flatau
Gifted Education By Joan Franklin Smutny
Character Education in America’s Schools By Terri Akin, Susanna Palomares, Gerry Dunne and Dianne Schilling
Advisor/Advisee Character Education By Sarah Sadlow
From Peer Pressure to Peer Support By Shelley MacKay Freeman
Developmental Classroom Guidance Activities By Susan Ferbert, M. Ed., Deborah Griffith, M. Ed., Donna Forrest, Ed.S.
The Peaceful Classroom in Action By Naomi Dew
Guided Discussions for Developing Character By Susanna Palomares and David Cowan
Helping Kids Make Wise Choices and Reduce Risky Behavior By Terry Akin, Gerry Dunne and Dianne Schilling
Building Self-Esteem Through the Museum of I By Linda R. Zack, M. Ed.
Positive Attitudes and Peacemaking By Michelle Barba
Respect for Self and Others By Dr. Michelle Barba
Caring and Capable Kids By Linda K. Williams, Dianne Schilling and Susanna Palomares
Teaching Character…It’s Elementary By Sadia Allvan Broome and Nancy W. Henley
Character Under Construction By Donna B. Forrest, Ed.S.
Responsibility and Trustworthiness By Dr. Michelle Barba
Character Building Activities for Kids By Darlene Mannix
Getting Along By Dianne Schilling
Self-Esteem Activities for the Elementary Grades By Terri Akin, David Cowan, Gerry Dunne, Susanna Palomares, Dianne Schilling, Sandy Schuster
The Four Conditions of Self-Esteem By Reynold Bean
First Class Character Education Activities Program B Michael D. Koehler and Karen E. Rayer
Closing the achievement Gap- A Vision for Changing Beliefs and Practices By ASCD
More Power! Instruction in Co-Taught Classrooms– Marilyn Friend
The Power of 2 With Marilyn Friend
Stop Bullying Now-Take a Stand-Lend a Hand
Dining and Social Skills for Adults and Teens
Make A Good First Impression (Job Interviews)
Discipline Techniques You Can Master in a Minute Series
Key Attitudes and Strategies for Maximizing Your Option
Approaches and Actions to Get the Response You Want
Handling Chronic or Habitual Discipline Problems
Critical Mistakes That Cause or Perpetuate Behavior
You Can Handle Them All Discipline Series
Before You Can Discipline
Changing Inappropriate Behavior to Appropriate Behavior
The Four-Step Model Applied
Practice Problems to Refine Your Expertise
Quick Tip Videos
Ways Parents Can Help Children Succeed in School
It’s Never Too Late to Get Involved
How to Work With Your Child’s Teacher
What To Do If Your Child is Having a Problem in School
Parents Are Teachers Too
Teacher’s Learning Secrets To Use At Home
Can Motivate Children… And The Help Them Do Better In School
Can Read With Children
Can Build Responsibility in Children
Can Help Children Learn
Can Talk and Listen to Children
Can Build Children’s Self-Esteem
The Discipline Series
Helping Children Learn Self-Discipline
Helping Your Child Develop Good Character Traits
Instilling the Desire for Success in Your Child
Helping Children Learn to Resolve Conflicts
Remember…You Are the Adult and You Are in Charge
Building Respect for Rules, Authority and Other People
Teaching Children Responsibility for Their Learning and Behavior
The ABC’s of Discipline at Home
EDUCATIONAL GAMES FOR CHECKOUT
Can Do! Reading Game
Pick A Question: Fiction Comprehension Tub
Photo Card Libraries
Quick-Pick Vocabulary Activity Cards
Sight-word Tactile Cards (Level 1-3)
Domino Activity Set
Table Tops- Multiplication Game
Vocabulary Builder Game
Positions- Matching Game
Exploring vocabulary- Reading Game
Extreme Reading Comprehension
Things That Go- Matching Game
Circle of Friends- Matching Game
How to Teach English Language Learners
The ESL/ELL Teacher’s Book of Lists
Sight Word Cards (Spanish)
Test Taking Strategies (Spanish)
Math Word Problems