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Parent:an individual or
combination of individuals who are responsible for
protecting, educating, disciplining and raising a
child. Often to enhance a students learning and
insure that he or she is following established rules
of behavior the parents, teachers and administration
must meet to understand what needs to be done for
Never go into a
conference with an eye to a confrontation, a
conference is not a court.
Be on time.
Parent make sure you discuss the situation
the night before with your child, insist that he or she be
honest with you on all the aspects (grades,
discipline, truancy, friendships, teacher
Make sure the topic and objectives are clear
before the meeting.
Bring with you any papers, materials or other
pieces of information that might help clarify
the purpose of the conference.
All sides need to plan for time to discuss
the issue completely.
All sides need to maintain a positive
attitude and self control.
Keep the topics relative to the issues and
old solved issues are not reintroduced.
If the parents or teachers
are not happy with the results, they can always call
in senior administrator or union official to help
mediate the issues.