Parent-Teacher Conferences, a Time to Celebrate Strengths

Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences become an occasion to look forward to when they are viewed as prime opportunities to talk with teachers about your child’s strengths.

By: Jenifer Fox

It is parent-teacher conference time and you arranged your schedule  three months in advance to attend. If you are like most parents, you feel a certain amount of anxiety around this event. You attend hoping there won’t be any surprises and that you won’t discover that your child is experiencing any difficulties. Unfortunately, most parent-teacher conferences focus on grades rather than children, with the primary goal of addressing a child’s area of weakness. …

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