Over the last few months I have gotten several requests to write a blog about using Facebook Live and how a school council can leverage this tool. It is a great tool to use when you want your school community to be more inclusive and help bolster poor parent meeting attendance. What is Facebook Live?
It was such a privilege and a pleasure to meet so many involved parents at the Dream Big Conference on October 28th. It was a reminder of how important the school-parent relationship is to the success and well-being of our students and to the collective promotion of a love for learning. Schools rely on parents as valuable
-what my parent’s engagement meant to me. Many people wonder why, a 20-something year old with no children of his own, would want to be involved in an organization whose mission is to encourage parent engagement. The truth is, I am not a parent, but one day I hope to be and want to help shape an education
-what parent engagement has meant to me. Parent engagement? What is that? That was my mindset seven years ago when my daughters entered the school system. They were, until the age of nine and eight respectively in a Montessori school. I was approached by the principal of their elementary school to join the parent council. I did, albeit
When my children started school, there was no formal role for parents to partner with the school principal or have any input into the operations of the school. At most if you were lucky enough to have a welcoming teacher you might get the chance to speak to them about how your child was doing or maybe help