Parent Magazine St. Johns November 2018 - Page 19

You are your child’s best advocate. It’s important you get the best information available to help your child succeed in school. Come to parent-teacher conferences ready to gather information, take a few notes, ask questions and then determine whether or not another conference would be beneficial. Good things happen when parents and teachers work together to benefit your child’s success in school. Jan Pierce, M.Ed., is a retired teacher and freelance writer living in the Pacific Northwest. She has been on both ends of the parent-teacher conference experience. Find her at www.janpierce.net. S T. JOHNS parent MAGAZINE | 17