Each teacher should create a new personal Gmail account that they will use only for Google Classrooms.
Have each parent create a new Gmail account for their child and email the Teacher of their child's classroom their child's new email address. Here are instructions on how to create a new Gmail email address from Google.
- The parent will be responsible for remembering the password for this new Gmail account.
To make things easier, here are instructions on how to forward emails from your personal Gmail to your Oneonta email address. (This way, you won't need to check both email accounts.)