So, I just started as a coordinator at an elementary school about a week and a half ago. Because I have started in the middle of the year I am really searching for an opportunity to meet families in…Continue
"Sorry if this is too late. We had conferences earlier in November. I will typically provide (either pay for out of my tiny budget or get a donation) coffee, which gives parents a reason to stop in the lobby on the way to their child's…"
So, I just started as a coordinator at an elementary school about a week and a half ago. Because I have started in the middle of the year I am really searching for an opportunity to meet families in a casual way to start meaningful relationships between them and the school.The next upcoming event is parent-teacher conferences. I was wondering if anyone had any ideas as to how I could creatively connect with parents while they are in the school for that reason? I know it is not ideal because not…See More
Name of Community School Initiative (if applicable)
United Way Greater Lehigh Valley
Position (or Title) at Community School
Community School Coordinator
Description of Position
The Community School Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the majority of youth and family activities, programs and
supplemental services implemented at Cheston Elementary School under the direction of Communities in Schools of the Lehigh Valley. This may include before, during and after school activities, programs and services during the academic year and throughout the summer months.
Number of Years in Position
Why are you interested in joining this network?
I am new to the Community School model and would like to learn some of the best practices from those who are in the role currently. There is much to learn from peers and through networking. I hope I can learn from you and you can learn from me :)
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