When teachers invite families to volunteer in the classroom in a specific, individual way, it builds connection. Family members who volunteer get a sense of being invested in the community, and a greater understanding of all that teachers do every day. It is up to the teacher, to reach out with invitations and opportunities for volunteering. Families will respond according to their own realities, and appreciate being included.

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