Parent Involvement Tips
- Be involved in your child’s education from preschool through high school.
- Let your child know that you expect them to do their best.
- Ask your child about their school day every day.
- Become acquainted with your child’s teacher and communicate with them often through notes, e-mail, phone conversations, and parent/teacher conferences.
- Ask your child’s teacher what you can do at home to help your child do better.
- Attend school events such as parent/teacher conferences, open houses, student performances, and first day events as often as possible.
- Attend conferences to learn how well the children at your school are doing and how the school plans to help children do better.
- Find out if your child’s school is a Title I school and ask what that means for you and your family.
- Join a decision-making group at your child’s school, such as the School Improvement Team (SIT), Parent Advisory Council, or Parent Association (or other parent groups).
- Please help your child sign up for a library card in their name.
- Ask your child’s teacher for a list of books that your child can read to you or that you can read to your child.
- Ask your child every day if they have homework.
- Talk with your child on the porch, deck, on a walk, or in the car.