Compact

 

 

Parent-Student-Teacher Compact

 

 

We know that learning can take place only where there is a combination of effort, interest, and motivation. Because we are all committed to your child's progress at _________________________ , we are going to do our best to promote his or her achievement. This compact is a promise to work together. Together we can improve teaching and learning. Please read and sign the parent/guardian section. Read the student section with your child(ren) and send back one compact with each child tomorrow. We look forward to a productive and successful school year.

 

As a parent/guardian, I will:

 

o Encourage my child to be independently responsible.

 

o Listen or read to my child every night.

 

o Communicate regularly with my child's teacher.

 

o Be provided reasonable access to school staff.

 

o Provide a home environment that encourages my child to learn.

 

o Recognize that I am my child's first teacher.

 

o Review my child's progress report.

 

o Strive to develop the skills needed to help my child.

 

o If possible, volunteer in my child's school.

 

o Provide educational opportunities for my child during the summer.

 

o Attend parent-teacher conferences.

 

 

Parent's/Guardian's Signature:___________________________________________________

 

As a student, I will:

 

o Be an active participant in school and community service.

 

o Obey school and bus rules.

 

o Be respectful at all times.

 

o Attend school regularly and be punctual.

 

o Be provided access to all school staff as needed.

 

o Come to school prepared with homework and supplies.

 

o Do my best in my work and in my behavior.

 

o Read aloud or silently everyday.

 

o Assume responsibility for my actions.

 

 

Student's Signature:______________________________________________________________

 

As a teacher, I will:

 

o Believe that each student can learn.

 

o Show respect for each child and his or her family.

 

o Help each child grow to his or her fullest potential.

 

o Provide a safe and productive learning environment.

 

o Come to class prepared to teach and learn.

 

o Model a professional behavior and a positive attitude.

 

o Ensure fairness and equity in adherence to school, district, and classroom rules.

 

o Provide a variety of opportunities for parents to become involved in school activities.

 

o Schedule conferences that are considerate of parent schedules.

 

o Provide parents reasonable access to the school and classroom.

 

o Provide parents with appropriate resources.

 

o Provide meaningful and appropriate homework.

 

o Recognize and celebrate the cultural diversity of the students.

 

o Consult and coordinate with other teachers about specific needs of each student.

 

o Report frequently the progress of the student to parents/guardians.

 

 

Teacher's Signature:______________________________________________________Date:_________

 

Principal's Signature______________________________________________________Date:________