Dr. Valerie Ritland, recently published a resource book for teachers, school districts, and university teacher preparation programs entitled, Transformative education; relationship based collaboration with parents and colleagues. This resource book is now available through Kendall Hunt publishers at https://he.kendallhunt.com/product/transformative-education-relationship-based-collaboration.

Copies have already been sold in Canada, California, Colorado, North Dakota and Minnesota. This book was also recently adopted as a common read for a Minnesota Head Start program. This book focuses on the development of relationship-based partnerships between parents, teachers and colleagues.  Dr. Ritland currently teaches in the School of Teaching and Learning.