Cell Phone Policy & Parent Contact

Modes of Communication

How often do you communicate with the parents of your students? It can seem overwhelming to make contact with parents all the time, especially as secondary teachers. We have 5 times the amount of students as elementary, and we can’t stick a newsletter in their backpacks in the hopes that Mom or Dad will find it. ... from the blog Science Rocks
Email- This is a quick way to communicate with parents but not the ONLY way. Remember that the person reading the email may interpret it differently. Here are some additional ways to communicate with parents.

Personal Cell Phone

Please do not use your personal cell phone to text with parents or scan documents.

If a personal cell phone is used for any of these purposes, the personal cell phone may become an educational record and maybe subpeonaed

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What you could use...

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https://youtu.be/fVC2yHsjsCQ
Google Voice
https://youtu.be/JA9B_Xex0oA