Parent Teacher Conferences (Open School Night)

Due to Parent Teacher Conferences all scholars will be dismissed at 11:30am.

Day Conferences run from 12:20pm - 2:20pm

Evening Conferences run from 5pm - 8pm

Academics:

  • What is my child expected to learn, know, and do at this grade level ?  
  • What does my child do well, and what does he or she struggle with? Can you give me examples?
  • How do you know when my child is making progress and when he/she needs additional help?
  • What are you doing to support and motivate him/her?
  • How do you challenge my child when he/she is doing well at something?
  • How do you support my child when he/she needs extra help?
  • What does my child get excited about learning?
  • What can I do at home to support him/her?
  • Are there programs or services in the community that could also help my child?
  • How many days of school has my student missed or arrived late?

In the classroom/school: 

  • Does my child seem engaged or happy at school?
  • Has he/she made friends?
  • How does my child get along with classmates and adults?
  • Does my child participate in class discussions and group activities?
  • Are there times when my child is more or less engaged?

Parent Tips:

  • Consider bringing your child with you to join the conversation.
  • Always remember to share your own thoughts and feelings about your child.
  • Describe what you see as your child’s strengths and areas for growth.
  • State any important information that might help your child’s teacher better understand your child’s approaches to learning, strengths, challenges, and interests.
  • Explain where you think your child needs more support.
  • Describe the best way for the teacher or school personnel to communicate with you (e.g., a note in your child’s book bag, a voicemail, an e-mail, etc.).