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Parent education and engagement

A strong partnership between the school and families

Gordon’s calendar is packed with events that connect parents with their children’s learning, and keep the conversation between the school and families lively and relevant.

Convening parent groups

Upcoming meetings

The Gordon Community Association is the school’s volunteer organization. All parents are members, and are welcome to participate at whatever level they feel comfortable. The GCA is moving from their monthly meetings to three seasonal ones; the fall GCA meeting is Thursday, September 14th at 8:15am. More on the GCA at www.gordonschool.org/gca

The first Parents of Students of Color meeting will be held at Gordon on Wednesday, September 13th at 5:30pm, and their monthly meetings are on the calendar. More information, and a link to RSVP, at www.gordonschool.org/posoc

The Rainbow Family Alliance is the informal network of Gordon families who are part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and intersex communities. To get an email when their potluck is scheduled, fill out the form at www.gordonschool.org/rainbowfamily

The Parents of Students with Learning Differences group has its first meeting on Thursday, October 12th at 6:00pm. Meet the faculty that lead the group, and find links to online resources, at www.gordonschool.org/ld

The Antiracism Working Group for White Parents has its first meeting Thursday, October 5th at 6pm. Information on the group, including a form to RSVP, is at www.gordonschool.org/antiracism.
 

Connecting about curriculum

Overview Nights get the parent-teacher relationship off to a strong start early in the year. At Overview Nights, parents meet their children’s teaching team, and get a detailed preview of the coming year’s curriculum. 
 
Middle School Overview Night 
Tuesday, September 19th, 6:30pm
 
Lower School Overview Night 
Wednesday, September 27th, 6:30pm
 
Early Childhood Overview Night 
Wednesday, October 4th, 6:30pm
 
The successful Coffee in the Commons series returns on Thursday mornings throughout the year. At these, faculty and students present highlights of Gordon’s curriculum and take questions from parents. The dates for each are on the online calendar.
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