Building Stronger Teacher Parent Relationships

Teachers are highly influential figures in their students’ lives. To ensure student success, it is essential for teachers to construct a positive and professional relationship with the parents and guardians of these young people. When educators effectively manage this teacher/parent relationship, they establish alliances that will not only further the development of their students, but will also invigorate their own lives as teachers and the vitality of the parent community.

Themes that are covered during this interactive workshop include:

  • Complexities of teacher-parent dynamic
  • Compassionate responsibility
  • Cultivating coalitions
  • Maintaining focus on common ground
  • Professionalism in a school community