Sample letter of reprimand for a teacher

GUIDELINES

  1. State that you have gone through the evaluation forms filled out by students.
  2. Mention the overall feedback that students gave the teacher.
  3. Give a few examples of the feedback that students provided.
  4. Offer to discuss further the issue by setting an appointment.

SAMPLE LETTER

[Senders Name]
[Address line]
[State, ZIP Code]

[Letter Date]

[Recipients Name]
[Address line]
[State, ZIP Code]

[Subject: Normally bold, summarizes the intention of the letter] -Optional-


Dear [Recipients Name],

I have finished going through the evaluation forms submitted by the students a couple of months ago. I want you to know that I am concerned about how the majority of them think about you.

Several students have complained that you appear to be unenthusiastic when giving your lecture. Many of them also feel that they did not learn much from you.

I should not be reminding you, but it is your duty to be prepared for class at all times. The students also do their part in making sure they show up to class. I expect you to give them what they deserve, meaningful lessons.

I would like to discuss this issue further with you. Please visit my office before this week concludes.

Sincerely,

[Senders Name]
[Senders Title] -Optional-

[Enclosures: number] - Optional -
cc: [Name of copy recipient] - Optional -

Sample letter of reprimand for a teacher.

Further things to consider when writing reprimand letters to teachers

Further things to consider when writing reprimand letters to teachers

Reprimand Letters

Reprimand letters are letters written to rebuke or criticize others because of their actions or behavior. These are usually written by supervisors at work and used as an official statement of a behavior an employee needs to improve. A reprimand letter specifically and clearly points out the behavior or performance problem an employee is supposed to improve as well as the consequences if he/she shows no improvement. In most cases, a reprimand letter is preceded by a formal verbal warning about the issue. It is one of the major elements that constitute a company's disciplinary process.

Effective reprimand letters use strong, yet respectable tone. Prior to writing, check to see that the company procedures and policies are in place. Start by mentioning the recipient's positive qualities or behavior. Make a clear statement of the performance issue or behavior that the recipient must improve. Explain how this has impacted the company negatively. Enumerate specific suggestions on how the recipient can improve the situation. Describe any actions that will be taken against the recipient if the situation doesn't change. End on a positive note that gives encouragement, demonstrates concern, or that expresses confidence that the recipient will resolve the issue.

Letters to Teachers

Letters to teachers are, simply, the letters you send to your teachers or any other person whose job is to help you acquire knowledge. There are many occasions when you may find it necessary to write to your teachers. May be you want to see how they are doing over summer break, you want to apologize for bad behavior, or you just want to appreciate them for being the best. Whatever the occasion, writing a letter can allow you to express yourself in a personal and sincere way. Depending on the content, you can follow the basic letter format or a format specific to appreciation and apology letters.

Before writing letters to teachers, it is important to write a draft so that you are able to organize your thoughts. Start your letter with the right salutation and mention the name of your teacher. Write an introductory sentence that states the purpose of your letter. Convey your message clearly and directly. Stay on topic and avoid bringing in irrelevant stories. Use an honest, sincere, and respectful tone. Wrap things up by wishing your teacher well. Reread the letter to catch any grammar and spelling mistakes.

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