1 Write a letter to your child’s teacher [about adoption].Some great points, more details under each number, and links to even more in some of the 17 categories. I've done some of these, might do others, wouldn't do some on a bet (!). Still, great food for thought.
2 Read an adoption storybook to the class during story time.
3 Give an adoption presentation in first or second grade.
4 Educate other parents.
5 Suggest a community service project around National Adoption Day.
6 Parental involvement is often the key to a successful school year.
7 Introduce the topic of racial differences in people around the world.
8 Help teachers rethink sticky assignments.
9 Arm your child with answers to questions she may be asked in class or on the playground.
10 Celebrate your child’s adoption day at school.
11 Place adoption in the broader context of nontraditional families.
12 Teach the teachers.
13 [P]resenting adoption to 10-year-olds. . . .
14 Help the teacher blend adoption into the curriculum.
15 Give the teacher ready-made answers for common classroom adoption questions.
16 Donate a packet of educator materials to the school.
17 Celebrate the many cultures of the world.
Even though school has already started for us, it's not too late to talk to teachers about ways to deal with adoption at school.