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Connecting Before Correcting: Parents Learn Positive Discipline at PTA Meeting

At last week’s PTA meeting, attendees enjoyed an interactive and informative discussion on Positive Discipline led by Dr. Jody McVittie of Sound Discipline. Dr. McVittie led parents through thought-provoking exercises to help them understand useful Positive Discipline techniques such as how encouragement helps kids more than praise and how to be both kind and firm. If you weren’t able to make it, you can read the handout here.Pos Discipline facilitators_image

Other meeting news included Principal May updating attendees on next year’s enrollment numbers, news on two March math nights, and information on a PTA grant that will provide a technology readiness profile for TM. PTA Board President Tasha Irvine highlighted upcoming school events (including a Seattle Storm night) and explained the process for assembling next year’s PTA Board. Interested in more information on available positions? Mail pta@tmlink.org

For more detailed information on the meeting, read the Draft Minutes here.

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