Class Parents

Class Parent Role

  • To serve as the communication link between the classroom teachers (K-8) or advisors (9-12) and parents/guardians of the grade, the PTA, and the school.
  • Act as a resource by answering questions of parents, especially for those new to the grade.

 Responsibilities

  • Set up and maintain grade e-mail group list.
  • Attend class parent meetings twice a year (Fall and Spring) to share ideas and offer feedback.
  • Attend PTA meetings  and share info relevant to the class. 
  • Maintain regular contact with classroom teachers (K-8) or advisors (9-12) to find out how parents can best assist with grade activities.
  • Establish connections with class families, get to know their skills and solicit volunteers for school wide events.
  • Send out occasional reminders about upcoming events, meetings, field trips and needs for donations or volunteers.
  • Coordinate social events throughout the year to build community (e.g., mid-year picnic, a holiday party or an end-of-year gathering).
  • Assist teachers by helping to coordinate class related activities and securing parental participation.
  • Coordinate teacher gifts (typically during the winter holiday and end of year).