As we are approaching our parent-teacher conferences and as you prepare for these conferences, take a few moments to put on the "parent hat" and think about what would you want the focus of a conference to be. Parents first want to know that their child is safe and happy in school. They want to know that when they send their child to you each day that they are loved, cherished, and supported. Parents also want to know how are they doing in their progression of learning. They want to know what they can do to support their child's' growth at home. If there are problems, they want to hear some solutions and contribute their own expertise of knowing their child as part of the solution.
Now, as we look beyond the parent perspective and think about how we are working on reimagining learning in our district, is there one thing that you can change in your conferences that gets us closer to our district work towards:
Questions to Consider