A mid-year check-in can be a scheduled meeting with your child’s teacher, a phone call, or even an email. To start the conversation, here are three simple yet essential questions to ask the teacher:
Is your child’s reading on grade level at this point in the school year?
Are his math skills where they should be now?
Is his social and emotional development on par with other students in the class?
The Georgia Parent Teacher Organization (GAPTO) proudly salutes KIPP STRIVE Academy for recognition as a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School. The school is one of only nine in Georgia to receive the award.
After sixteen plus years of fatherhood I have learned one unforgettable lesson that Henry Wadsworth Longfellow summed up well when he wrote, “A single conversation with a wise man (or woman) is better than ten years mere study of books.”
“When I was young, I had a lot of role models in sports… While I tried to emulate each of these people and several others in one or two traits, I wouldn’t call them my heroes. I had only two heroes when I was growing up, my mom and my dad…”
The Rising In Community Excellence Award is given to individuals who exemplify professional excellence while edifying the community. RICE Award nominees are innovative and charitable visionaries who recognize the importance of their presence and contribution to the community.
Parents: What is Your School’s Brand? Brands are about familiarity. They can own a place in our hearts and our minds. They can even instill pride. Schools must, as well. And so school leaders, you must ask: What is your school’s mission?… What differentiates you, as a leader, from others? What promise do you make to your parents and your students? #IAmThatParent http://georgiapto.org/?p=340