Parent-teacher conferences are an opportunity to engage in conversation about your child’s learning. Parents/guardians and teachers are able to connect face-to-face and communicate openly about student learning, especially with respect to areas of strength and areas of growth. They help build and sustain respectful relationships that allow both parties to share information and develop strategies to support student success.​​​

Learning conferences are an opportunity to review the student's progress and achievement, strengths, and areas for growth in relation to the Alberta Programs of Study, including Academic Success, Citizenship, Personal Development and Character (Results 2, 3, 4 and 5) and/or Individual Program Plans.

Learning conferences are focused on evidence of individual student learning (examples of student work, student reflections etc.). Learning conferences focus on the student’s strengths, areas for growth, learning strategies and next steps for improvement in relation to learning outcomes and success criteria. As your child’s first teacher we appreciate that you are an essential part of your child’s learning and we look forward to connecting with you to celebrate their successes.

This year, Glenbrook is reporting to families every 36-37 days. When school started in September, after 36 days in, we held our first Parent- Teacher Conferences, on October 26/27. After another 37 school days, on December 21, the first report card went home. Our second Parent-Teacher Conferences were held on March 1 and 2, 36 days after we returned from Winter break. Our third conference opportunity is quickly approaching, on May 3 and 4. This will be the last time we formally meet to report on student progress before the 2nd (final) report card goes home on June 28.

Conference Dates

Please see our Calendar page for dates and times.

Before the Conference

To help familiarize yourself with what your child is learning and areas of difficulty, parents are encouraged to look over homework and ask students about what they are learning so that come conference time, they will know what to discuss. Preparing questions for the teacher ahead of time will help parents feel more at ease by making sure nothing is forgotten or overlooked. Whether it's your first conversation with the teacher or one of many, it can help if you go prepared. 

These tips can help you make the most of those important meetings:

  • In the weeks ahead of a conference, check in with kids about how they're doing on homework and in each subject.
  • Review any recent projects, tests, quizzes, report cards, or progress reports.
  • Ask your child the questions in the agenda or the weekly email. This will give you a good benchmark as to how they are retaining and making sense of information presented.
  • Ask your child if there are questions or issues your child wants you to discuss with the teacher.
  • Plan to bring something to take notes with.
  • Share a few things about your child with the teacher — interests, strengths, favorite subjects — to help the teacher know your child better.

During the Conference

Teachers usually meet with parents in back-to-back meetings, so try to be on time for your meeting. At the meeting, remember to:

  • Decide what the best form of contact is (email, phone call, agenda?).
  • Take notes.
  • Ask your questions and share information about your child.
  • Make the most of this time by focusing on your child's learning.
  • Summarize the main points of the discussion to confirm details and any next steps.

After the Conference

To follow up after the meeting:

  • Review your notes about what you and the teacher will do to support learning, then make detailed plans about how and when you will help your child.
  • Review what was discussed at the conference with your child, including any special learning plans, and share the positive comments the teacher made.
  • Keep in mind that you and your child's teacher have the same goal: To help your child succeed in school.

Parent-Teacher Conferences

Learning conferences are an opportunity to review the student's progress and achievement, strengths, and areas for growth in relation to the Alberta Programs of Study, including Academic Success, Citizenship, Personal Development and Character (Results 2, 3, 4 and 5) and/or Individual Program Plans.

Learning conferences are focused on evidence of individual student learning (examples of student work, student reflections etc.). Learning conferences focus on the student’s strengths, areas for growth, learning strategies and next steps for improvement in relation to learning outcomes and success criteria. As your child’s first teacher we appreciate that you are an essential part of your child’s learning and we look forward to connecting with you to celebrate their successes.

This year, Glenbrook is reporting to families every 36-37 days. When school started in September, after 36 days in, we held our first Parent- Teacher Conferences, on October 26/27. After another 37 school days, on December 21, the first report card went home. Our second Parent-Teacher Conferences were held on March 1 and 2, 36 days after we returned from Winter break. Our third conference opportunity is quickly approaching, on May 3 and 4. This will be the last time we formally meet to report on student progress before the 2nd (final) report card goes home on June 28.

Conference Dates

Please see our Calendar page for dates and times.

Before the Conference

To help familiarize yourself with what your child is learning and areas of difficulty, parents are encouraged to look over homework and ask students about what they are learning so that come conference time, they will know what to discuss. Preparing questions for the teacher ahead of time will help parents feel more at ease by making sure nothing is forgotten or overlooked. Whether it's your first conversation with the teacher or one of many, it can help if you go prepared. 

These tips can help you make the most of those important meetings:

  • In the weeks ahead of a conference, check in with kids about how they're doing on homework and in each subject.
  • Review any recent projects, tests, quizzes, report cards, or progress reports.
  • Ask your child the questions in the agenda or the weekly email. This will give you a good benchmark as to how they are retaining and making sense of information presented.
  • Ask your child if there are questions or issues your child wants you to discuss with the teacher.
  • Plan to bring something to take notes with.
  • Share a few things about your child with the teacher — interests, strengths, favorite subjects — to help the teacher know your child better.

During the Conference

Teachers usually meet with parents in back-to-back meetings, so try to be on time for your meeting. At the meeting, remember to:

  • Decide what the best form of contact is (email, phone call, agenda?).
  • Take notes.
  • Ask your questions and share information about your child.
  • Make the most of this time by focusing on your child's learning.
  • Summarize the main points of the discussion to confirm details and any next steps.

After the Conference

To follow up after the meeting:

  • Review your notes about what you and the teacher will do to support learning, then make detailed plans about how and when you will help your child.
  • Review what was discussed at the conference with your child, including any special learning plans, and share the positive comments the teacher made.
  • Keep in mind that you and your child's teacher have the same goal: To help your child succeed in school.
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How to Book a School Conference

  1. Log-in to MyCBE / PowerSchool​.

    If you do not have an account, follow the Create a MyCBE Account​ instructions.

  2. Click on the My School Conferences icon.

  3. Click on the time slot that is available and convenient for you. Ensure pop-up windows are allowed.

  4. In the pop-up window, you will choose your child (you have the option to enter the student's name), the name of the parent / guardian is pre-filled, but can also be changed.​​​​

​Create a MyCBE/PowerSchool Account

  1. Go to www.cbe.ab.ca/mycbe and click on the “Create Parent Account” link.

    Important: the email that you are using to create your account must be the same one you have provided to the school. If you are unsure, please contact the school office.

  2. Once you have created an account, you will receive a confirmation email. 

  3. After your account is confirmed, you can login to the system.​
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