Published March 23, 2016Teachers Go Home to Get to Know Their Students Sarah Thomas teaches fourth grade at McMeen Elementary in Denver, Colorado. Denver Public Schools is a leader in their approach to district-led family and community engagement: their Parent Teacher Home Visit Program is in 79 schools and on a path to complete 10,000 visits this year. Check out this great article featuring McMeen Elementary by The New Read More »
Too often, a home visit from a teacher means one thing to a family: trouble. But with the Parent Teacher Home Visit (PTHV) Program, the goal is to start by building a strong and positive relationship between the family and the school.
The visits begin with the teacher asking about the family’s hopes and dreams for their child. By involving the parents and families, we create a better chance of success for students.