Almaden 3-Way Compact

3 Way Pledge Compact.pdf

Staff Pledge

We understand the importance of the school experience to every student and our role as educators and models.
Therefore, I agree to carry out the following responsibilities to the best of our ability:

• Teach classes, through interesting and challenging lessons, that promote student achievement
• Endeavor to motivate my students to learn.
• Have high expectations, and help every child to develop a love of learning.
• Communicate regularly with families about student progress.
• Provide a warm, safe and caring learning environment
• Provide meaningful, daily homework assignments to reinforce and extend learning (30 minutes for grades 1-­‐3, and 60 minutes for grades
4-­‐8).
• Participate in professional development opportunities that improve teaching and learning, and support the formation of partnerships with
families and the community.
• Actively participate in collaborative decision making and consistently work with families and my school colleagues to make schools
accessible and a welcome place for families that help each student achieve the school’s highest academic standards.
• Use PEACEBUILDING SKILLS at school, with students, staff and families

Family/Parent Pledge

I understand that my participation in my student’s education will help my child’s achievement and attitude.
Therefore, I agree to carry out the following responsibilities to the best of my ability:

• Provide a quiet time and place for homework, and monitor TV viewing
• Read to my child or encourage my child to read every day (20 minutes K-­‐3 and 30 minutes for grades 4-­‐8)
• Ensure that my child attends school every day, gets adequate sleep, regular medical attention and proper nutrition.
• Regularly monitor my child’s progress in school.
• Participate at school in activities such as school decision making, volunteering and or attending parent-­‐teacher conferences.
• Communicate the importance of education and learning to my child.
• Use PEACEBUILDING SKILLS at school, with staff, students and families.

Student Pledge

I agree to carry out the following responsibilities to the best of my ability:

• Come to school ready to learn and work hard.
• Bring necessary materials, completed assignments, and homework.
• Know and follow school and class rules.
• Communicate regularly with my parents and teachers about school experiences so that they can help me to be successful in school.
• Limit my TV watching and, instead, study or read every day after school.
• Use my PEACEBUILDING SKILLS at school, with classmates, staff and my family.