Education with impactNursery through eighth grade
Gordon School
ApplyGiveBlog
Families

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.

Bringing in experts

Speaker series begins in October

Gordon's annual speaker series brings authors, researchers and educators to campus each year to work with parents and faculty.
 

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. More on the GCA at www.gordonschool.org/gca

The next Parents of Students of Color meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 11th 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. Their first potluck is rescheduled for Friday, October 13th; learn more and RSVP 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.
search login