At GDS, all of our parents are automatically members of the Parents' Association. Our parents are an integral part of the GDS community. They volunteer their time and their expertise as well as their service in all areas of campus—and the opportunities to get involved through our Parents’ Association are limitless.
Parents' Association events/involvement include:
- Green & Gold Day Carnival
- Bengal Paws for Service Day
- Bengal Dash
- Innisbrook Gift Wrap Sale
- Advisory Committees
- Faculty Appreciation
- Classroom Volunteers
- and more!
Lower School: A variety of "Lunch & Learns" are held throughout the year. Topics have included: AD/HD, Math Facts, Music in the Classroom, Nutrition and more.
Middle School: The middle school years are a time of adjustment—as much for students as for parents. To help our families navigate these changes, our Middle School counselor leads book discussions and talks about developmental stages in middle school and what to expect for parents throughout the year. We even offer a Parent Technology Advisory Group.
Upper School: A boundless amount of parent education time in the Upper School is spent on College Guidance. Beginning early in their child's fresman year, parents are invited to attend a variety of college education seminars to learn more about application process, scholarships and financial aid.
Parent Ambassador Council
While all Greensboro Day School parents are ambassadors for our school, it is the specific role of the Parent Ambassador Council to serve in a truly supportive role to the Admission Office. The Parent Ambassador Council was formed to coordinate parent efforts to assist in admission activities and community building through a variety of events and activities. Parent Ambassadors will serve as liaisons at open houses, coffees, reunions and other school and community events. In addition to helping with direct efforts with regard to internal or external marketing, admission process and retention, these committee members are asked to always keep an open mind and seek opportunities to highlight Greensboro Day School whenever possible. Ambassadors are called upon in various ways to welcome new families, support and engage existing families and even strengthen ties with alumni. The commitment from each Parent Ambassador to these activities will truly help to strengthen and enrich the Greensboro Day School experience for both the GDS and Greensboro community.