Get a more personal look at parent involvement in these columns written by Sharron Kahn Luttrell, veteran PTO mom and school volunteer.
It's time to update the old meeting model where officers sit at the front of the room and everybody else makes up the audience.
A mom who got involved says thanks for the memories.
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Parents who cultivate relationships with teachers show their kids that teachers are more than just a classroom figurehead.
My Daughter the Tycoon
Though they might not comment on it directly, your children see the example you set being involved at their school.
My Foolproof Escape Route
Nothing gets you out of your own head faster than spending time with children.