Interact Face to Face

“By the year 2000, every school will promote partnerships that will increase parental involvement and participation in promoting the social, emotional, and academic growth of children.”
– Goals 2000: Educate America Act
One strategy to encourage parent teacher interaction is live PSSA Parent and Teacher meetings

Last year we successfully experimented with six locations for information sessions while we conducted PSSAs.

The School Improvement team has recommended plans for socialization meetings
in 32 locations. Here are some examples with parents that I have worked with in the past.

Please suggest others ideas in the comment section.

*These activities were initiated by our students.

Location Parent Partner Activity Teacher(s)
West Chester Mrs. Hoffmann *Snow Ball Dance Mr. Parris/ Allen
New Kensington Mrs. Hays *Snow Ball Dance Mr. Parris/ Mrs. Acord
Green Tree Mrs. Barney *Talent Show Mr. Parris
Philadelphia Cheltenham Mrs. Becker Team Building Mrs. Harris
Delaware/ Chester Counties Mrs. Hauber Senior Citizen Prom Mrs DiSciullo/ Nichols
Harrrisburg Mrs. Beyler Cyber Day on Hill Mr & Mrs Parris/ Mrs. Crisafio
Erie Mrs. Blum Info night Mr. Parris/Heme
Poconos Mrs. Jennings *Birthday Party Mr. Parris/ Mrs Aungst
State College Mrs. Cluster *Fundraising
Franklin Mrs. Kluck Bake off Mr. Parris/ Mrs. Crisafio
Scranton Mr. Altieri *Red Cross Cert. Mr. Parris/ Mrs. Aungst
Allentown Mrs. Minor Info Day Mrs.Fell/ Mr. Parris

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