How should I prepare to a parent-teacher conference? Have a folder for each student Examples of student’s work. Notes on every time student breaks a classroom rule. Include date, time and consequence. Give parents at least two possible dates and times for meetings Briefly share with parents the topic of the meeting. Once the meeting is schedule, make sure a guidance counselor or an assistant principal can attend the meeting
During the meeting Meet the parents at the school office, some parents struggle with finding your classroom Make sure both of you seat at the same level Begin the meeting with a positive comment about the student. Introduce the topic of the meeting. Listen to parents’ concerns
Finishing the meeting Finish the meeting with a positive comment about the student Make sure, you, the guidance counselor and parents have a copy of the behavior/grade improvement plan Student’s name Date Issue Consequences Plan for improvement Keep the behavior/grade improvement plan in the student’s folder
Classroom Activity 1. Behavior problem 2. Grades dropping 3. Bullying 4. Class work completion 5. Late
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