The first Parent-Teacher conferences of the year happen in early November. This is an important conference because it is the first opportunity for parents to meet with their child’s teacher and find out how their child is settling in with classmates and teachers. It also provides parents time to ask questions like – How can we contribute to encouraging more independence? How can we help our child socially? Who does our child enjoy playing with? When does my child seem to struggle the most?
This one-on-one time with your teacher concentrates on the social-emotional aspect of development. Separation and participation in the various parts of the day are discussed. Also, teachers speak about how your child is adjusting to the morning routine and if they are demonstrating appropriate independence and if they are sharing with their classmates.
Building a relationship with your child’s teacher builds good communication skills. Your child’s teacher wants to know if parents are traveling, if you have special guests in town, if a pet is sick or if a special celebration is happening. Having insight into the daily life of your children helps better equip your teacher to support your child in an individual way. GPS is dedicated to providing a warm and nurturing environment for your child!
The next Parent-Teacher conferences will be held May 13th-24th.