At Mother Teresa Catholic School, we recognize that parents are vital partners in education. They influence their children’s attitudes about learning, and support learning at home. They are a vital link between home and school. And when they become involved in the life of the school, they make our schools better places to learn, grow and thrive.
Ontario’s parent engagement policy recognizes many different forms of parent engagement, and that each is an important contributor to student and school success. Within the policy, parent engagement includes:
Providing a positive learning environment at home, actively working with children to support what they are learning in school, and making learning an important part of the day
Having productive conversations with teachers so that there is clear communication between the school and the home
Becoming involved in school activities and volunteering to help with school events, trips and other activities
Participating in School Councils at the school level and Parent Involvement Committees at the school board level, to provide perspective.