Research shows parent involvement positively affects student success. There are many ways to be involved. Attending the Peel District School Board's Make a difference in literacy and beyond parent conference, volunteering at your child's school, talking to your teen about their school day and reading with your child at night are all forms of parent involvement. Explore this section to learn more about getting involved:
Becoming more involved brings many benefits. You’ll get to know teachers, the principal and other parents better. You’ll be able to share your talents, experiences and ideas. You’ll inspire youth—and be inspired by them. You’ll show your child how much you value education. You’ll gain insights that can help you to boost your child’s learning. And you could develop skills and knowledge that can help you in your own career.