Police officers do not belong in schools. However, you may teach at a school where there is probably a school resource officer on the premise. Depending on the population of your school, you may have multiple on the campus. School resource officers are police officers who are assigned […]
Parent-teacher conference time is stressful. It is stressful for students, for teachers, for administrators and of course, for you; the parents. Students, specifically those failing or endanger of failing, are fearful of their parents’ reactions when outed by their teachers. Teachers are stressed by the possibility of bad […]
Whenever a coach or scout is looking for a player with a particular skill set to fit their team, they have various categories of players to choose from. If you are a basketball coach and you are looking for a tall guard who is quick, can handle the […]
Are you unsure of what to do when approached by a visibly aggrieved parent? As a parent, I recognize that when it comes to our children, sometime immediate calm isn’t the first reaction. When it comes to issues concerning our children and school, we sometimes put on our […]
So you want to hire people of color to serve as teachers in your school… It is important for children of color to see leaders who look like them in the classroom as well as in the principal’s office. Your teachers and administrators should reflect the student population […]
I disengaged from embracing most new “music” released after 2005. I may sound old, but I am being honest when I say that I really don’t care for too much of the new “music” that is on the radio and internet. Aside from a Jay-Z album, T.I., J. […]
As a parent of a child of color in any school district, communication with the school is a must. Too often, parents wait until back to school night to step foot inside a school. Unfortunately, there are those who may wait until the first sign of trouble for their student; parent teacher conferences, which usually happen after report cards have been mailed home. As a parent of child in school, you should strive to maintain regular contact with your child’s teachers and administration.