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Vista begins Parent Teacher Home Visit Program.

Vista High School is implementing a program called Parent Teacher Home Visits, which was developed by educators and families in Sacramento California in 1998 and is now used in schoold districts across the country to foster improved relationships and connections between teachers and families. 

The intent is to build positive relationships with families and to partner together to support your student’s educational success. Parents and teachers come together, in a unique setting at your home or other locations of your choice, to get to know one another and talk about your student’s academic future. Your student is also part of this visit.

Time is taken to share your Hopes & Dreams for your student, academic expectations, and school resources. This is not a parent/teacher conference. It is meant to “get to know each other” and to build a viable relationship with each other for the academic benefit of your student.

Studies show that this program has increased student academic achievement and improved parent engagement in schools. It has brought teachers and families closer together and created opportunities for better communications between home and school.

You may be contacted by your student’s teacher to receive a home visit this year. This is NOT a meeting to tell you what to do as a parent or to talk about your parenting. This is a time to get to know you and your student away from school. This is also a time for you to get to know your student’s teacher.
We are excited about this program and look forward to meeting with you and your student!