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Tips for a Successful Parent-Teacher Conference
Parent/teacher conferences are a great opportunity to meet your child's teacher, see your child's classroom and learn about how your child is doing in school. It's also a great time for you to ask questions or talk about any learning-related concerns. Creating a partnership with your child's teacher around your child's learning can make a big difference.
Here are some helpful tips to consider when attending parent/teacher conferences:
Parent Teacher Conference Tips
Fact Sheet, Information for Limited English Proficient Parents and for Schools and School Districts that Communicate with Them (Jan. 2015)
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PPS Multilingual Phone Service
A service for families and guardians to communicate with schools regarding attendance, achievement, behavior, assessment, evaluation, registration, special instruction, disciplinary matters and general questions.
Families can call in the following languages:
- Chinese 503-916-3585
- Russian 503-916-3583
- Somali 503-916-3586
- Spanish 503-916-3582
- Vietnamese 503-916-3584