make-ups

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Emergency Cancellation

Student Absences

I’d love to get feedback on how you handle absences from students who are ill. I offer make-up lessons or even extended lessons to “make up” the time. Also, what about adults or youth who are so involved in other activities that they aren’t always…

Studio policies on inclement weather

I want to schedule make-up lessons for all my families whose lessons were canceled because of snow. What is your policy on bad weather? I charge by the month, not by the lesson, but the understanding is they get weekly lessons except for pre-planned holidays…

Make up lessons

What is your policy and procedure on make up lessons? I’m thinking about when students are sick as well as when they miss for planned reasons such as dad’s graduation from college. I have a full studio and not many times that I can make…

The value of attending lessons

I just had a parent text me that she’s not coming to her make-up lesson today, saying “We’ll just watch the video”. However, I was planning to teach an arrangement, which is not available in the SHMs. How do I communicate the value of being…

Make-Up Lessons

Just recently I have been thinking about what to do for lessons missed when the students are in groups or shared lessons. As thought happens, a parent has asked about a make up or refund and she is in a 2-people shared lesson.  I reminded…