How School Culture Influences Parents

Every teacher knows that it can be difficult to include and connect with parents, but feeling welcomed and appreciated in their children’s school is one of the most important things for parents. Engaging with parents as partners can make the difference especially with at-risk or struggling youth.  Vicki Davis interviews Anne Henderson, author of “Beyond the Bake Sale,”  to talk about parents as part of the family in the school system.

What is the most significant factor influencing what parents believe in regards to their child’s school?

Learn about open-door schools, come-as-we-call schools, and fortress schools, and how parent policies can affect student learning.  How does a parent-teacher conference affect behavior and education? What is a community walk? How can you ensure parents don’t dread hearing from their children’s teachers? What impact can you make in a family when parents know you respect their children? Learn the answers to these questions and more by listening to this podcast.

For a more in-depth understanding of school culture, please see the full article here:
Is Your School Culture Welcoming to Parents?