Three Ways to Get Involved in Your Child’s School

Staying involved in your child’s school is one of the best things you can do to improve their education. Here are a few tips for how to get involved:

1. Call your principal. photo credit flickr user amagill

The best way to find out ways to get involved in your school is to ask the leader directly. Not sure what to ask your principal? We have a guide to help you get the conversation started.

2. Check in with your teacher.

Do you have some time to volunteer in the classroom? Want to know exactly what kind of assistance your teacher could really use day to day?

Call them directly – they want to hear from you! Here are some tips for how to talk to your teacher for the first time.

3. Learn when all the open houses, and other school events take place and be sure to attend.

Sign up for any newsletters or email alerts and read them carefully. Schools should usually give plenty of notice for conferences and other school activities. If your school doesn’t send out a newsletter, check your school’s website at least once a week.