Children need quality child care and parents need safe and nurturing learning environments for their children. At the root of a successful program that meets everyone's needs is good communication. Regular communication is important to keep the parent informed and involved in the child's program. One effective way to communicate is the parent-teacher conference.
This one-hour class will help you understand the "why" and the "how" of parent-teacher conferences.
Course Learning Objectives:
After participating in this course, you will be able to:
- Name the benefits of parent-teacher communications, specifically in a conference setting.
- List the steps in planning a productive parent-teacher conference.
- Recognize the keys to a successful parent-teacher conference.
- Describe active listening skills that will enhance your communications with parents.