1. Make suggestions: As a parent, you are your child's first teacher. You know your child best. If you have an idea or suggestion, please share it.
2. Communicate: I love open lines of communication. Please call me, email me, write me a note, stop in and visit. I want to hear from you. Your child's life at home impacts his/her life at school.
3. At the IEP meeting (or anytime), question me or any team member: If something is not correct, if you don't understand, or you think it is a horrible idea, speak up! We all look at things differently and I want to know how you see it.
4. Be involved: Please know what is going on at school. If you can come in and eat lunch with your child, they will love it. Come on field trips, read a story to the class, send in pictures of your child's weekend activities etc.
If you are a teacher, is there something you wish your parents did/knew? If you are a parent, is there something you wish your child's teacher did/knew? I would love to hear what others think on this topic as I feel we all always have room to grow.