Parent-Teacher Network

The University School Parent-Teacher Network

The University School’s Parent-Teacher Network (PTN) is a community of Parents, Teachers and other stakeholders of the school who work together to support the school’s activities, projects and enhancements with the aim to be an innovative primary school in Trinidad and Tobago.

Our children will spend 7 years of their lives at this school which celebrates its 65th anniversary this year (2019).

The school has produced world class citizens through its holistic approach to learning.

Parent Support is important for any successful school and your time, talent, expertise, interest, passion will be extremely valuable in the nurturing of our children’s lives.

To raise critical thinkers and leaders we must all work together to elevate the learning environment of the next generation.

How does one become a member?

As soon as your child is enrolled at the University School, each parent\guardian is automatically a member of the PTN.

Accomplishments of the PTN

Whether it’s a fundraising event, swimming gala or finding ways to improve the learning environment of our children, the PTN has worked on many projects over the years including: –

  • Installation of the Environmentally Friendly playpark
  • Walkathons
  • Food Sales at several school events
  • Contribution to the School’s newsletter
  • The Kindness Bucket Campaign
  • Movie Mania Fridays (on early dismissal)
  • Flood Relief Campaign

Myths and Facts about the PTN

Myth Fact
Only moms and teachers join the PTN You already joined! Every parent, guardian, teacher, school staff member, and former school community member (including alumni) is an automatically a member of the PTN.
I don’t have time! – getting more involved with the PTN means I have to volunteer The PTN appreciates everyone’s contribution. Your fellow PTN members are also juggling demanding jobs/roles, bills, family and children, just like you. There are many opportunities to get involved, even if all you have time to contribute is your great ideas!
My child’s life will be the same whether I join the PTN or not Not only does membership put you in direct communication with other parents and teachers, it shows your child that you are interested and invested in their educational experience.

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