Family Engagement

  • How to Support Your Child’s Education

    Many parents and caregivers want to support their child's education but wonder where to start. Below are some suggestions to help you make a difference in your child’s education.

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    Make Education a Priority in Your Home

    • Discuss the importance of education with your child.

    • Have your child attend school every day.

    • Talk with your child daily about his/her school day, homework, and activities.

    • Assist with homework, when needed.

    • Check homework to see if it is complete and correct.

    • Attend your child’s performances and other school events.

    • Celebrate their accomplishments!


    Communicate with Your Child’s Teacher.

    • Let the teacher know the best way to communicate with you – email, phone, etc.

    • Let the teacher know the best time to contact you.

    • Find out the best way and time to communicate with your child’s teacher.

    • Attend Parent/Teacher conference and Open Houses.

    • Address issues early.


    Join the Seminole Middle PTSA and/or SAC (School Advisory Committee).

    • To have your voice heard about issues at your school, attend PTSA/SAC meetings.

    • To learn more about what is going on in your child’s school and to be a part of the decision-making process that impact the school.


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    Listen to your child.

    • You will learn as much from them as they learn from you.



    Use the following links to learn more ways that you can be engaged in your child's education and make learning a priority in your home. 

    Tips to Make Education a Priority at Home

    Florida Parent Checklist

    Pinellas County Schools Volunteer Information


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