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How to Handle Difficult Parents
Tuesday January 9, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Presented by Shannon Holden, Assistant Principal, Republic Middle School, MO
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Teachers are challenged on a regular basis by parents who feel their child is being treated unfairly at school. Administrators expect teachers to diffuse these situations with professionalism, but many educators lack training in this highly emotional area. Veteran teacher and administrator Shannon Holden shows early career teachers how to create and maintain positive relationships with volatile parents and difficult teacher-parent situations.
About the Presenter
Shannon Holden has been a high school and middle school teacher and administrator in Texas and Missouri for 20 years. Shannon built a website, www.newteacherhelp.com to help reduce the 50% five-year attrition rate for new teachers in the educational profession. Shannon speaks to college students, teachers, and administrators across the Midwest about classroom management, maintaining positive relationships with parents, instructional strategies that engage students, and implementing technology in the classroom. He is the host of the New Teacher Help and TechTools for the Classroom communities on edWeb.net. Follow him on Twitter @newteacherhelp.
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