Category: parents

Communication, Engagement, parents, Possip, Principal

Getting Parents onto Campus – or Engaged if Not

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Parents on campus

Schools often want to get parents onto campus and engaged.   Yet there are barriers.   In this 15 minute power session, former principal Amanda Richards shares some quick tips fo ...

Communication, Operations, parents, Possip, Principal, Teachers

6 Tips for Teacher Parent Communication: Principal’s Corner

Last week we shared part 1 of our series on teacher parent communication. You can find it here: We know that parents and tea ...

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bullying, Operations, parents, Principal

Reacting to Bullying: A Detailed Plan

This post is a more detailed plan of a summary blog post we have. SUMMARY 1- Communicate what you know as soon as possible to parents.  Sometimes we are hesitant to reach out to parents until we ha ...

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How Vulnerability Can Be the Key to Getting Parents Engaged

  Natalie is a 2nd grade teacher in one of Possip’s partner schools. Recently, she talked with our team about parent engagement, and how she got over her fear of being vulnerable with her st ...

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bullying, parents, Principal

Preventing Bullying: How Schools and Parents Can Partner

Bullying rates are on the rise. According to a survey done by YouthTruth (, 1 in 3 students are bullied in schools. As a parent and principal, seeing a sta ...

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