And how do you do this without coming across like an overanxious pain in the you-know-what?Try these strategies to build a positive relationship with your child’s teacher. Treat the teacher-parent-child relationship the way you would any really important one in your life.I've seen parents teach their own kids at the high school level and it's tough to navigate both relationships - though I've only seen it from the adult's side, I imagine that it's just as tough for kids.While Daddy and Teach may not be thinking of it, the other parents, and more importantly the other kids, are likely to suspect preferential treatment and change the way they behave toward your child.Power differentials, real or perceived, can diminish a student’s ability to give meaningful consent to such a relationship.A faculty member’s ability to teach, evaluate, or advise a student without partiality is suspect when the faculty member and the student have a dating, romantic, or sexual relationship.
It is the obligation of the faculty member to disclose that relationship or marriage to the Dean of the School (or Executive Director of the program) in which the student is enrolled.
Emerson College is committed to maintaining an environment where the education of students is of the greatest importance.
Dating, romantic, or sexual relationships between College faculty members and students, even if consensual, can negatively affect the educational environment for students.
Even when the faculty member and student act with integrity, others may perceive bias, partiality, or influence.
Furthermore, the dissolution of these relationships can create discord and significantly impair the normal operations of the College.