From the desk of the principal...
This is just a quick reminder that Thursday, October 24, East Middle will be holding our student-led conferences. Here is an overview of what that night will consist of:
What are student-led conferences?
We believe in building student agency and giving students a voice in their education. This is a chance for your student communicate their learning and growth to you so far this year.
Are the teachers there?
Absolutely! While we will not be the ones leading the conferences, we will be present in the room to answer questions you may have and will assist your student in sharing their learning.
What time are they?
4:30-5:30 Last Names A-M*
5:30-6:30 Last Names N-Z*
6:30-7:30-Individual conferences, as needed (see below).
*This is meant to evenly distribute attendance. If this time frame does not work for you, feel free to come during the other time offered.
What if I have specific questions for my student's teachers?
If they are simple, straight forward questions or quick feedback, we will be able to address that during your student-led conference. However, if you are looking for a more student-centered conversation in private, from 6:30-7:30 we will have 15 minute time slots for you to sign up for a conference with teachers. If you are interested in this, please contact your student's advisor to set one up.
What if I can't attend?
No worries! We will be sending home talking points for your student to lead this conversation with you at home. They will have practiced in class ahead of time.
If you have any questions or are looking for more information, feel free to email your child's advisor.
Jennifer Cox, Principal