Apology Letter for a Teacher (From Parent)
[Teacher's Full Name]
[City, State, ZIP Code]
Dear Mrs./Mr. [Teacher's Last Name],
I hope this letter finds you well. I am writing to express my heartfelt apologies for the incident that occurred recently involving my child, [Child's Full Name], and your classroom.
On [Date], [Child’s First Name] was involved in an incident in your classroom. Specifically, he/she [briefly describe the specific event, e.g., disrupted the class, misbehaved, was disrespectful, used their phone, bullied another student, unproductive criticism, untimely talking/laughter etc. ].
I will not offer any excuses or justifications, my child was responsible and at fault. I understand that he/she acted inappropriately, that it was disruptive to the class, and may have caused discomfort to both you and the students.
I also want to acknowledge the seriousness of the situation and the potential consequences that it may have on the learning environment.
Let me assure you that this has my full and immediate attention. I will take all necessary corrective measures to address the issue at hand to prevent any recurrence of such incidents in the future.
I understand the importance of a productive and respectful classroom environment, and I am committed to ensuring that my child understands the consequences of his/her behavior.
I am grateful for your dedication and hard work in educating our children, and I deeply regret any disruption caused by my child's actions. I hope you can forgive him/her for this dreadful incident.
Thank you for taking the time to read this letter and for your understanding. I appreciate your dedication as a teacher and your positive impact on our children's lives.
I look forward to working together to ensure that my child's behavior is more respectful and appropriate in the future.
Here's another sample apology for a teacher, this one is from a student and is part of our Tool Kit.
Our main site also has two templates for a letter of apology to a teacher/professor ⇗. One from a student to the teacher and another from a parent to a teacher. These last two come with tips, notes and explanations to help you tailor your apology to your own situation.
Or, go to the Full Directory of Apology Letters in our Tool Kit.