5 Tips for Engaging Parent Volunteers in the Classroom

It can be difficult to both recruit parent volunteers who want to show up, and have them contribute in a meaningful way. Teachers will need to communicate through multiple platforms such as email and online to amplify the message, and be clear about what is needed and why it will benefit student learning. Parent work schedules can prevent them from coming into class, but there are creative solutions to this such as preparing learning materials at home or using telecommunication platforms.