VICENZA, Italy (Nov. 14, 2017) - Department of Defense Education Activity schools in Vicenza will be providing important feedback during parent teacher conferences scheduled this week.

Middle school and high school parent teacher conferences are scheduled on Nov. 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Elementary school parent teacher conferences will be held Nov. 16-17, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.

USAG Italy will grant excused absences to civilian employees to attend their parent teacher conferences during the duty day in accordance with AE 690-630.

"The entire community benefits when the education of our children is valued. The small amount of time spent during conferences can have a significant impact on the success of our students and our future," said USAG Italy garrison commander Col. Erik M. Berdy in an email to garrison leaders.