The Importance of Parent-Teacher Associations in Schools Visalia CA

In the wake of globalization in Visalia, homes with working parents are a common sight. Parents tend to spend 10-12 hours outside home and hardly get to spend quality time with their children. This is the situation at home. It gets worse when it comes to school.

Calvary Chapel Of Visalia
(559) 687-0220
11720 Avenue 264
Tulare, CA
 
Shaffer Michael H
(559) 684-8066
209 N N St
Tulare, CA
 
1St Baptist Church Of Tular E
(559) 686-0004
469 N Cherry St
Tulare, CA
 
Brazil'S Litigation Support
(559) 687-9161
35 S Tower Sq
Tulare, CA
 
Church Of Christ Of Tulare
(559) 686-2821
PO Box 1473
Tulare, CA
 
South Tulare County Mobile Services Unit
(559) 687-0929
201 N K St
Tulare, CA
 
Tulare County
(559) 686-6446
16756 Avenue 168
Tulare, CA
 
Everette'S Counseling Services
(559) 924-0658
245 North M St
Tulare, CA
 
Stringham & Hillman
(559) 686-1747
756 E Tulare Ave
Tulare, CA
 
Mental Health Clinic
(559) 687-6906
1062 S K St
Tulare, CA
 

The Importance of Parent-Teacher Associations in Schools

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Author: Jack Meijer

In the wake of globalization, homes with working parents are a common sight. Parents tend to spend 10-12 hours outside home and hardly get to spend quality time with their children. This is the situation at home. It gets worse when it comes to school.

Most working parents are oblivious to activities at school. Their involvement with the academics and co curricular activities of their children is very limited. Academicians believe that parents’ involvement with the child is crucial to the child’s overall development. In order to ensure parents’ involvement in their wards’ academics, many schools have Parent Teacher Associations and Student Councils.

Parent teacher associations are formed involving students, teachers and parents. Many activities are conducted through the association with a motive of engaging the parents in a child’s school activities. It is also a chance for the parents to meet the teachers and talk to them about their concerns and make queries regarding the school and their child. Often, suggestions made by parents are considered by the school authorities. On the other hand, parents also get a lot of tips on how to help their children excel at school and otherwise.

Students benefit most out of parent teacher associations since the association becomes a promise of extended support both at home and at school. In many schools, developmental activities like seminars, lectures, competitions are organized as a part of the association activity.

Parent teacher association can become building blocks of a child’s overall development. It promotes organized monitoring of the child’s activities at school and at home, which may otherwise get neglected. With the percentage of working parents steadily increasing, it is important for all schools to have parent teacher associations.

About the Author:

I work as a consultant counselor in several international schools in bangalore and have been assisting elementary student councils and middle student councils and other school council associations to excel in their duties.

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