Thurgood Marshall Principal: Ms. Stacey Love
Thurgood Marshall Parent Coordinator: Cindy Clark  973-399-6800 Ext 2219
District Family Community Advocate:  Ms. Patricia Wilson  973-399-6800 Ext 1115

The parents of Thurgood Marshall School will:

  • Be offered monthly workshops hosted by the Parent Coordinator that will focus on academics, social development, conflict resolution, and active parenting.
  • Have the opportunity to attend a presentation on assessment data at the November PTA meeting.
  • Be invited to participate as voting members on the School Leadership Council and School Safety Team.
  • Receive quarterly progress reports and communication (telephone, e-mail, conferences, and letters) from teachers regarding their child’s academic progress.
  • Receive a monthly school calendar and get information related to school events, including meetings, in multiple formats including e-mail, Twitter, and phone blasts.
  • Receive training and a password for the Parent Portal in order to monitor the academic progress of their child(ren) and communicate more effectively with teachers.
  • Have the opportunity to visit their child’s classroom to observe academic performance with 24 hours’ notice to the school principal.
  • Have materials and resources made available to them that promote and support collaboration between the school and families.
  • Work with the school staff to plan activities and celebrations that highlight the diversity of Thurgood’s scholars and strengthen the relationship between parents and staff members.
  • Receive at least 2 school-generated newsletters offering a synopsis of what the students will be learning, how they will be assessed, what they should expect from their child’s teacher and how they can make a difference in their child’s education.


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