The long-time high school counselor visits with her no-nonsense guidebook to high school for parents and their students. Parents in Highschooland
is a caring and supportive account of the author's thirty-three years as a high school guidance counselor. Concrete anecdotes and examples of positive behaviors parents find successful in their homes are supplemented by tips, interviews and true stories told by students, parents and educators to increase high school success. Rashoff uses her history with nearly 20,000 counseling interactions to point to specific behaviors for achievement in high school that may be used immediately at home. ABOUT THE AUTHOR
KARYN RASHOFF earned her MS in Educational Counseling and Pupil Personnel Services credential at Cal State University, Long Beach, in 1978 and has taken graduate work at University of California, Irvine. She has interacted professionally with nearly 20,000 students and their families, helping to define and resolve the problems that often arise between teens and their parents and teachers. She has written many articles on parenting, spoken at countless parent nights and counseled thousands of teens. Her book, Parents in Highschooland
, has received rave reviews from Publishers Weekly
and San Francisco Book Review
and has earned awards for its caring and focused look at high school today. An avid gardener and singer, Karyn has spent five years on this labor of love to give parents behaviors to guide their teens at home to academic and social success in high school.