Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
  • Like
Parent teacherconference
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Now you can save presentations on your phone or tablet

Available for both IPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

Parent teacherconference

  • 275 views
Published

More tips on parent-teacher conferences

More tips on parent-teacher conferences

Published in Self Improvement , Education
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
275
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1

Actions

Shares
Downloads
6
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Parent-Teacher Conference Collaborating for Success
  • 2. Published by NEA: Good News about America’s Public Schools Kentucky November 2003
  • 3. Parents Need to Be More Involved:
    • Parents in Kentucky need to be more involved in their children’s education. In Kentucky, just 72% of 4 th grade parents and just 31% of 8 th grade parents participate in parent-teacher conferences -one of the lowest levels of participation in the country.
  • 4. Important Steps to Include
  • 5. The SETTING
  • 6.
    • Make the conference area as comfortable as possible.
  • 7. Soft, background music
  • 8. Provide Light Refreshments
  • 9.  
  • 10. CONFERENCE IN PROGRESS
  • 11. MEET and GREET them at the door.
  • 12.
    • Use ADULT size
    • CHAIRS
    • facing each other.
  • 13. Provide PAPER and PENS so that parents can take notes.
  • 14. Provide materials that parents can take home:
    • Information on homework
    • Newsletters
    • Suggestions for how to help children at home and at school
    • Upcoming schools activities
    • Invitations to join parent group meetings
  • 15. The CONFERENCE
  • 16.
    • Take the sandwich approach.
    BE PREPARED
  • 17.
    • Begin with something positive.
    Work your way into what needs to be improved upon. Finish with something positive.
  • 18. LISTEN to what parents have to say.
  • 19.
    • Above all, thank them for taking time to come and meet with you on the day of the conference.
  • 20. GLOWS & GROWS Be prepared with notes on the child and put them into two categories: This will help you focus on the student’s strengths and needs both academically and behaviorally.
  • 21.
    • When you communicate with parents throughout the year, there will be no surprises.
  • 22.
    • REMEMBER....
    • You are the expert!