While teachers can go to great lengths to create the best teaching and learning environment possible, parents are often the most important factor in helping students achieve and grow academically. When teachers and parents can together as partners in learning, then students have the best possible support for learning. Sadly, those partnerships are not always easy, nor do they persist without regular communication and collaboration. The need to maintain healthy and responsive partnerships between teachers and parents is paramount for the success of our learners.

Michael Medvinsky, Tech Integrator for University Liggett, and Arina Bokas, Editor of Kid’s Standard, led us through a thoughtful discussion of how to cultivate positive partnerships between teachers and parents.

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