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Teacher Reference - Core Program
Thank you for agreeing to serve as a reference for a student who has applied for enrollment at Greenhouse. The family indicated that you have taught or led their student in a group setting. Your thoughtful and candid responses will help everyone involved in discerning the right fit for each family.
Name Teacher/Leader Completing the Reference
Reference Email Address
Best Daytime Phone Number (in case we have questions)
In what setting have you taught, coached or led this student?
How long have you known them?
Less than a year
Are you currently teaching/leading this student?
When did you teach this student? (Starting and ending month/year.)
Include starting month & year and ending month & year
Please comment on how well you know the student's parents and family.
And Now for the Reference
This section will include five essay questions and two rating questions. The family has agreed to hold harmless both Greenhouse and you as a Reference in the asking and answering of questions offered in good faith as they relate to the household, including fact and opinion.
What strengths does this student bring to a class or a group?
How is this student regarded by other children in the group?
What is the greatest challenge for you, as the teacher/leader, in having this child in the group?
What advice would you give to another teacher about how to best serve this child?
How does this student's behavior change, if at all, when his or her parents are present?
On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being “actively hinders the group” and 5 being “actively contributes to the group,” how do you rate this student?
Let’s assume that the ideal is an immediate, complete and respectful response to direction from a teacher on the part of a student. How frequently is this student characterized by that ideal?
This is the place where you will tell us your recommendation, and tell us whether you want to learn more about Greenhouse.
How strongly, if at all, do you recommend that we enroll this student at Greenhouse
I do not recommend this student for Greenhouse.
I recommend this student, but with some reservation.
I recommend this student.
I strongly recommend this student.
I prefer not to respond to this question.
Do you have any other comments you think we should take into consideration about this student?
Please check your preferences, if any, below.
Do NOT use my email address for anything after acknowledging this reference.
Tell me more about the core and elective programs for grades 1-12.
Notify me about special events like the play or art show.
Help sign me up to pray for Greenhouse.
Contact me about how I can financially support the mission of Greenhouse.
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