The Guidance Counselor at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic School provides short-term individual and small group guidance lessons that address academic and personal success. The Counselor provides classroom guidance lessons that include respect, bullying, conflict resolution/problem solving, study skills/test taking skills, and character education. Communication between the Guidance Counselor and parents is vital. If you have a concern about your child, please call or email.
The goal of the parent-teacher conference is to talk about how everyone involved can help the student be successful. Teachers are prepared with examples of the student’s work. Parents also need to be prepared with questions and knowledgeable about their son/daughter’s school work.
NPR recently ran a story about how to make the most out of the Parent-Teacher Conference along with questions to ask. Be prepared for a conversation about opportunities and challenges. What does your child do well and what areas can the student improve? You may have many questions to ask the teacher. Please narrow and focus on what is most important at this time. It’s important to keep track of time and respect the conference schedule. Click here for a link to the article