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Teacher Parent Relationships

How to Talk to Your Child's Teacher

Diana Grycan | Posted 02.04.2013 | Parents
Diana Grycan

My son had difficulty sitting for a long time in his chair in kindergarten. The teacher called me in to let me know that she had nicknamed him "toast" because he kept popping up from his chair! I was so happy when she sought my advice.

Saying Yes to PTA Involvement

Ana Chapman | Posted 10.17.2012 | Education
Ana Chapman

Change can only happen through education. And, because of that, I am a defender and supporter of education in my roles as teacher, mom, PTA leader, and community member.

Leadership and Advocacy: A Recipe for Success

Carlina Brown | Posted 10.13.2012 | Education
Carlina Brown

It is our conviction that without proper parent engagement, success in urban schools will be difficult to achieve. Our motto: "We are not your mother's PTA."

The Crucial Role of Parental Involvement

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 12.18.2011 | Education
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

Bureaucratic systems often create barriers that prevent teachers from developing effective relationships and discourage parents from taking part in helping students develop their learning skills.