A Teacher Meeting With A Worst Parent / Teacher Conference Essay
Well, this is a hard decision to make I have had both best and a worst parent/teacher conference with both of my now adult children. However, I think I will discuss the worst, because I hope it NEVER happens to any of you as parents or if you are going into the teaching profession.
First, let me explain what happened and then I will discuss our readings and some other research regarding the matter. I had a scheduled conference with my son’s teachers and a counselor one morning when he was in the 7th grade. My son was and still is an extremely intelligent and gifted person, but he was getting bored with his classes. His grades were great, but his attitude and attention were not as good as they should have been.
Two of his teachers and a counselor from the school district were in the conference room with my son and I and everything seemed to be going well. They were explaining his grades to me and how well he does his work, but they had taken him out of gifted and talented because of his attitude. I was okay with that and told them we were in a progress at working on his attitude at home. That’s when this counselor turned this into the worst day of my life. He blurted out, “Where is (stated my son’s name) real father?” I said, “What are you talking about? “ My son did not know that my husband was not his real dad and I wanted to know how he (the counselor) had found this out? He told me he had heard it from a teacher that I had confided in…