Parental Involvement Policy

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

  1. Be offered monthly workshops hosted by the Parent Coordinator that will focus on academics, social development, conflict resolution, and active parenting.
  2. Have the opportunity to attend a presentation on assessment data at the November PTA meeting.
  3. Be invited to participate as voting members on the School Leadership Council and School Safety Team.
  4. Receive quarterly progress reports and communication (telephone, e-mail, conferences, and letters) from teachers regarding their child’s academic progress.
  5. Receive a monthly school calendar and get information related to school events, including meetings, in multiple formats including e-mail, Twitter, and phone blasts.
  6. 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.
  7. Have the opportunity to visit their child’s classroom to observe academic performance with 24 hours’ notice to the school principal.
  8. Have materials and resources made available to them that promote and support collaboration between the school and families.
  9. 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.
  10. 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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