How do I use conversations as a parent/guardian?

Please note: Chalk Guardian Accounts are only available for parents whose children are in schools subscribed to Chalk. Learn more about how to bring this to your child's school.

This article, for Guardians, will help you to:

  • View conversations with your child's teacher.
  • Leaving comments.
  • View announcements from the teacher.
  • Edit your email preferences for notifications.

If you are a student, click this link to be directed to the student page. 

How do I view conversations with my child’s teacher?

In your Chalk Parent Access view, select a class and click on the Conversation tab. From here, you will be able to see all posts, comments and class announcements that your child’s teacher has made.

Unfortunately, Conversations is not yet available on mobile.

Unfortunately, Conversations is not yet available on mobile.

How do I start a conversation with my child's teacher?

Step 1:

Click on Start a Conversation...

Step 2:

Type in your message and click Add Post. You can also upload files that you would like to send to your child’s teacher.

Unfortunately, Conversations is not yet available on mobile.

Unfortunately, Conversations is not yet available on mobile.

How do I leave a comment?

Step 1:

Click and type in the comment box under a post.

Step 2:

Hit enter when done.

Unfortunately, Conversations is not yet available on mobile.

Unfortunately, Conversations is not yet available on mobile.

How do I view class announcements?

Any class announcements that your child’s teacher has created for a class will also show up under the Conversations tab view. They will look like this:

Note: You are not able to comment on announcements that the teacher has created.

Unfortunately, Conversations is not yet available on mobile.

Unfortunately, Conversations is not yet available on mobile.

How do I edit my email notification settings?

Step 1:

Click on your avatar at the top right of the screen and select Email Preferences from the slide out menu.

Step 2:

Toggle the option for Notifications when teacher starts a conversation or comments on your child’s student profile on or off, depending on your preference. 

Unfortunately, Conversations is not yet available on mobile.

Unfortunately, Conversations is not yet available on mobile.