Introduce yourself & share classroom expectations with your students and their parents/guardians. Use it for EVERY CLASS and ALL classes! A great way to set the tone in your classroom and bridge communication between student, parent/guardian and teacher! This is a great starter for a first day of class. Let students know when you are available to help and offer strategies for success in your classroom.
This two page Welcome Letter can be provided to students at the start of the school year/semester, or at student-led conferences (i.e., “Meet the Teacher Night”). Letter includes a “Return” component, where both student and parent/guardian sign and return to the teacher. For students that do not return, I usually do a follow-up phone call home and introduce myself. That way, I know that I have reached out to all parents and had a chance to make that initial contact – which is soo important! Communication is KEY! I’ve had numerous compliments from parents indicating their appreciation for the letter! So it is something I do for every class I teach.
This easy to use template can fully editable to suit your classroom/subject area requirements. Simply replace your words for all “X”s in blue.