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HI. I have recently had some unplesant dealings with a parent. The parent has decided to stop lessons, and I have agreed to waive the notice period. Now the parents (rude and aggressive) have requested a meeting with me. I don't want to have any more to do with them. How should I respond?? Thanks.
Is this in school, or private studio? If a private studio, I would say you have every right to simply say, sorry, I do not choose to meet with you.

However, if it is in a school it is more complex. Check with your principal, department chair or other supervisor to see if there are any policies that would guide you here.

On 2/03/17, hornblower wrote: > HI. I have re...See More
Fil Meet with them, I'd be curious what it's all about and hopefully learn something so whatever it is never happens again.

Fil

On 2/03/17, hornblower wrote: > HI. I have recently had some unplesant dealings with a parent. > The parent has decided to stop lessons, and I have agreed to > waive the notice period. Now the parent...See More
Feb 10
Emily Williams If you don't want to meet with them don't meet with them. If you're waiving a policy, or a fee than they haven't paid for your time. If they want to pay you for the time they will be meeting with you then I would meet with them if you want to. It doesn't sound like you want their business, so what would be the goal in meeting with them?
Feb 11
Will Roberts I think you've answered your own question: "I don't want to have any more to do with them"!

If your professional relationship is over, you need not even reply to emails if you don't feel comfortable doing so. It it might be more prudent to respond to the request, though, and decline the invitation to meet.

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