Sep 6, 2013 –
Its beginning of the year and time to plan a parent meeting. You can combine a MESA parent meeting with a school open house. This would be a great time because parents are already on campus so why not arrange a time to meet with MESA parents, as well. If you would like a Regional Coordinator to give a wider scope of MESA information, please send an invite. RC’s can go over all MESA Incentive Award info for (High School) students.
Ideas for a parent meeting:
Have student officers participate and if they feel comfortable have them demonstrate MESA board/projects they completed and mention future projects and trips the program will be participating in this year. Have parents and students work on a ice breaker activity to begin the meeting. Example Build a tower http://www.ted.com/talks/tom_wujec_build_a_tower.html
Also an option during the parent meeting make it a pot luck and have students bring a small dish to share with the group.