What to write in an email to your child’s teacher

By Andrew M.I. Lee, JD

Expert reviewed by Ginny Osewalt

Anatomy of an Effective Email to Your Child’s TeacherPDF

What should you write in an email to your child’s teacher? Email can be a great way to stay in touch and raise important issues. The most effective emails tend to be short and to focus on facts rather than emotion.

See this example email to a teacher. You can use it as a guide to write your own.

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About the author

About the author

Andrew M.I. Lee, JD is an editor and attorney who strives to help people understand complex legal, education, and parenting issues.

Reviewed by

Reviewed by

Ginny Osewalt is a dually certified elementary and special education teacher with more than 15 years of experience in general education, inclusion, resource room, and self-contained settings.


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