Parental Involvement in Rural Elementary Schools During the COVID-19 Pandemic
ABOUT THE RESEARCHER
Allison Grabert is a doctoral candidate at the University of Southern Indiana (USI) in Evansville, Indiana. She was raised in southern Illinois, spent several years teaching in a rural high school, and has served as the director of the Southwest Indiana STEM (SwISTEM) Resource Center at USI for over twelve years. She focuses her research on K-12 education in rural spaces in the United States. For her dissertation, she is working to gain a better understanding of how rural families have engaged in their children's schooling during the COVID-19 pandemic. If all goes as planned, she will graduate from USI with her Ed.D. in the spring of 2022.
Office of Sponsored Projects and Research
Exploration of School-Influenced Parental Motivators of Family-School Engagement During the Covid-10 Pandemic in the Rural Setting