Sometimes one of the most difficult things for a beginning teacher to do is make a parent phone call. It is normal to be nervous. However, this is one of the most important things a teacher can do to establish positive rapport with parents.  Start this early!! Below are some suggestions and scripts to help you find the right words and keep the conversations positive and short.

The Power of a Positive Phone call & sample script, too!

Preparing to call a parent-another sample script guide

How to share bad news with parents

General-Tips-for-Parent Teacher-Conferences (pdf)

student-reflection-form This form can be used for upper elementary to high school students. It is a reflection tool for the student, as well as a great conversation starter for parents and teacher.

Lower Elementary Student reflection forms

lower-elementary-comment lower-elementary-effort-evalution lower-elementary-self-evaluation