Hack 8: Change the Conversation with Parents

Cultivating strong relationships with all stakeholders.

Hack 8.jpg


When we frame interactions with families coming from a place of building opportunities to learn from their child’s first teacher we can start having a meaningful conversation with parents. Finding time to build those relationships requires creativity, effort and time to engage with parents in any way possible.



  1. Help?!? I am having a hard time connecting face to face with a family and we are approaching the end of the first month of school-what should I do?
  2. How has technology and social media enhanced relationships with parents and provided them a lens into the learning of their child?
  3. A tough conversations is coming, how do you prepare?


Search Institute Katy Smith

Want to know how to 
Work with families?