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Parent Teacher Meetings

Nightmare Conference

Kelly Hirt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Kelly Hirt

I would be lying if I said that teachers never get nervous for conferences; however, I had no idea how unsettling conferences could be, until I sat on the other side of the table as the parent.

A Mindful Approach to Parent Conflict

Nancy Rappaport | Posted 12.04.2012 | Education
Nancy Rappaport

In my 20 years of working with schools, I have discovered several steps that school officials can take to deescalate potential confrontations when parents come in breathing fire. I have seen patterns of communication that are troubling, but not too hard to fix.