New PD: Parents as Classroom Collaborators

This week BOSTES endorsed our second professional development course, ‘Parents as Classroom Collaborators’. This one-day course explores the potential of parents in the classroom. While parent volunteers are a common sight in many schools, they are often an under-utilised resource. From K through to 6 and beyond, parents – and grandparents – can be a valuable asset for teachers willing to invest in a collaborative relationship. On completion of the course, teachers will be better prepared to invite parents into their classroom; to build collaborative relationships and mentor parent skills; and to take advantage of working with capable parent...

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