Presentation on theme: "AMERICUS-SUMTER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL -SOUTH TITLE I ANNUAL PARENT MEETING October 30, 2013 - 5:00pm."— Presentation transcript:
AMERICUS-SUMTER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL -SOUTH TITLE I ANNUAL PARENT MEETING October 30, 2013 - 5:00pm
Overview of Title I The Title I Program… i s the largest federal assistance program for schools. provides support to students who are most at risk of not meeting the states academic standards. bases funds on the number of students receiving free or reduced price lunch. supports parents by offering workshops and training opportunities to increase their involvement in their childrens education.
HOW OUR SCHOOL SPENDS TITLE I MONEY Educational Supplies for children Personnel – Put # here teachers – Put # here paraprofessionals Parent Involvement – Parent Involvement Activities – List how you spend Parent Involvement Funds
Title I Funding Local School [Discuss your schools Title I prioritized wish list] Explain/discuss how your school is using Title I funds to support each learning initiative below, if applicable.] Extended Learning Programs Instructional Equipment and Materials Professional Learning – Instructional Staff
TITLE I BUDGET – WISH LIST TITLE I SCHOOL WIDE POSITIONS Additional Teachers TITLE I SCHOOLWIDE DIRECT INSTRUCTION Extended Learning Time (ELT) – Afterschool Program Basic Instructional Supplies and Materials for Students Educational Software Subscriptions & Literacy Books for Classrooms TITLE I SCHOOLWIDE INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT Collaborative Planning & Professional Development for Teachers & Administrators Summer Review of SIP and School Data with the Leadership Team
TITLE I BUDGET – WISH LIST TITLE I SCHOOLWIDE TRANSPORTATION Afterschool & Summer School Transportation TITLE I SCHOOLWIDE PARENT INVOLVEMENT Basic Supplies for parent meetings/workshop Books, educational games for parent check-out & Printing of Important Documents
TITLE I BUDGET – OTHER WISH LIST ITEMS Books for the bookroom to support instruction in the content areas Math Literature Books/Manipulatives Professional learning conferences and speakers for teachers Additional release planning days Resources including printing to support core academic areas of need
TITLE I BUDGET – OTHER WISH LIST ITEMS Basic instructional supplies Technology resources and software Educational Subscriptions Stipends for Professional Learning Teachers
How our School Participates in the Title I Program Additional staff members lower the student-teacher ratio Parent Involvement Resources
TITLE I FUNDING District Parent Involvement Allocation The district is required to set aside 1% of the total Title I district allocation to go toward parent involvement.
OUR SCHOOLS REQUIREMENTS Place School Name Here is a Schoolwide Title I School. In a schoolwide school, all students benefit from Title I resources.
OurSchools Requirements At School Name Here, Title I funds are used: to obtain a high-quality education for all of our students by highly qualified faculty and staff. Development and Annual Revision of Our Parent Policy Development and Annual Revision of Our Parent/Student/Teacher compact Development and Annual Revision of the Schoolwide Plan Parental Notification Requirements
WHAT IS OUR SCHOOLS DESIGNATION STATUS AND WHAT DOES IT MEAN? In 2011-2012, the Georgia Department of Education applied for a waiver seeking relief from the federal No Child Left Behind Act. As a result, the United States Department of Education agreed to use a new system, the College & Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI), to report the progress of Georgia's public schools. In January 2013 the Georgia Department of Education released the final list of indicators on which schools will receive a CCRPI score. For more information on the CCRPI, please visit the following link: ht p:/ w.doe.k12.ga.us/Curriculum- InstructionandAssessment/Accountability/Pages/default.aspxhttp://www.doe.k12.ga.us/Curriculum- InstructionandAssessment/Accountability/Pages/default.aspx.
Designation Status Under Georgia Waiver to NCLB There are five designations: Priority Focus Alert Reward No designation/school in good standing Student performance data from the 2010-2011 school year was used to determine the status of our school.
Place School Name Here 2012 College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) Score is Put # here ht p://ccrpi.gadoe.org/2012/ Under the ESEA waiver, Place School Name Here is not /is designated as a TitleIfocus, priority, or alert school. Place School Name Here is not /is currently under any federal or state requirements to offer a Flexible Learning Program or other tutoring sessions.
Overview of Title I Two types of programs: Targeted Assistance Schoolwide
Overview of Title I Schoolwide Program While an emphasis is placed on students at risk of not meeting academic standards, all students at the school benefit from Title I funds. Materials, equipment, professional development, extended learning time, and teachers that are funded through Title I benefit all students and parents.
Requirements of a Title I School Title I Annual Parent Meeting High Quality Curriculum Academic Assistance to the Most At-Risk Students Parent Involvement and Input Annual Evaluation of Title I Program(s) Timely Communication to Parents
What are our schoolwide goals? Place School Name Here will increase academic performance in reading and language arts for all students in order to meet or exceed annual targeted passing rates on the CRCT. Place School Name Here will increase academic performance in mathematics for all students in order to meet or exceed annual targeted passing rates on the CRCT. FIT GREEN TYPE FOR YOUR SCHOOL. GREEN ARE FOR EXAMPLE PURPOSES ONLY! 2013-2014 Schoolwide Program
2013-2014 SCHOOLWIDE PROGRAM What programs/supports are in place to help my child? Parent Center Workshops / Classes - LIST HERE School Programs – LIST HERE THE BLUE SLIDES ARE FOR IDEAS ONLY AND SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM THE PPT.
IDEAS SCHOOLWIDE PROGRAM IDEAS Do you purchase additional supplies for all students? Do you hire para pros to allow for lower student-teacher ration during specific times of the day? Do you hire additional teachers to lower student teacher ratio? Do you provide professional learning for staff?
Use of Assessment for and of Learning – Formative and Summative Assessments – Regrouping Pacing guides, planning calendars, curriculum maps, and unit frameworks for teachers Parent Engagement Activities Supports in Place to Help us Reach our Goals
What Curriculum Does our School Use? Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS) ht ps://www.georgiastandards.org/Pages/parents.aspx – Math Frameworks – ELA Frameworks – Reading Guided Reading GPS – Science – Social Studies
Curriculum Common Core Common core was created by teachers, parents, education experts, and others from across the country, the standards provide clear, consistent expectations for what students should be learning at each grade in order to be prepared for college and career.college and career
Curriculum Common Core Common Core refers to content standards that serve as the curriculum in math, language arts, and in literacy in science, social studies, and technical education. In Georgia, these are called the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS). These standards have been developed by content experts and educators.
Curriculum Local school initiatives to support effective implementation of the curriculum Use Research-Based Teaching Strategies to teach the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards. Adhere to the Instructional Calendars to ensure that all students are being taught the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards in an effective and timely manner Integrate the use of technology into the curriculum via interactive classroom Lessons (Smartboards, mimios, and laptop use) Use computer based instruction as effective tools to extend learning opportunities for students
What Tests will my Child be Taking? State Assessments – ACCESS for English Language Learners Local Assessments – List Local Assessments Here
What Tests will my Child be Taking? – List By Grade Level for Primary Schools Formative Assessments Summative Benchmark Assessments Basic Literacy Test (BLT) if applicable STAR Reading and STAR Math if applicable Math Facts (addition and subtraction) if applicable Universal Screener Cumulative Benchmark Test for Reading, ELA, and Math
Assessments Promotion and graduation requirements To earn promotion to the next grade level, a child enrolled in List Grade grade must successfully master the current grade-level standards in order to earn promotion to the next grade level. To earn promotion to in 3 rd Grade, the state requires that Georgia students in 3 rd Grade pass the Reading subtest of the CRCT to earn promotion. In addition, Sumter County students must successfully master the current grade-level assessment in order to earn promotion to the next grade level. To earn promotion to 4 th grade, Sumter County 4 th graders must earn a passing score on each of the following CRCT subtests: Reading and Mathematics subtests of the CRCT to earn promotion. To earn promotion to 6th grade, the state requires that Georgia 5th graders pass the Reading and Mathematics subtests of the CRCT to earn promotion. Students also must successfully master the current grade-level standards in order to earn promotion to the next grade level. To meet graduation requirements, students must……….list requirements by cohort. COMPLETE THE SENTENCES AS APPROPRIATE FOR THE STUDENTS IN YOUR SCHOOL- ADAPT STATEMENTS AS APPLICABLE.
What is Required by Law for Parent Involvement? Notification of Highly Qualified Teacher and Paraprofessional Status (Parents right to know) Notification of School Status under ESEA 1% of System Allocation must be reserved for Parent Involvement
What is Required by Law for Parent Involvement? At least 1 annual parent conference must be offered Involvement in the revisions of the Parent Policy, Compact, and Schoolwide Plan
PARENT INVOLVEMENT POLICY District Policy – List Location School Policy – List Location School-Parent Compact – List Location Revisions made annually
Parent Involvement District Parent Involvement Policy The Sumter County Public Schools Parent Involvement Policy describes the means by which the district commits to establishing partnerships with parents and community members and encourages their participation in the design, implementation, and evaluation of its Title I Program. The policy is available on the Sumter County Public Schools website: www.sumterschools.org
Parent Involvement What is Place School Name Here Parent Involvement Policy? The Title I Parent Involvement Policy describes our schools plan for involving parents and other stakeholders in the education of our students. The Parent Involvement Policy discussed the schools expectations for parental involvement and describes how the school will implement parent involvement activities. It is posted on the school website.
Parent Involvement What is a School-Parent Compact? The School-Parent Compact is an agreement developed with parent input that outlines how the parents, the entire school staff, and the students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement at Place School Name Here. This compact also describes how the school and parents will build and develop a partnership to help children achieve at the States high standards. Our School-Parent Compact outlines how we as a school community which includes the parents, the entire school staff, and the students will share responsibility for improved student academic success. Place School Name Here School-Parent Compacts will be distributed in School Handbooks and the school website will have it also posted.
Highly Qualified Status of Teachers and Paraprofessionals Right-to-Know Parents have the right to request information about the degree and certification of their childs teacher(s) and paraprofessional(s), if applicable. Notification of teachers/paraprofessionals who are not highly qualified In addition, parents will be notified by the school when their child has been taught for four consecutive weeks by a teacher who is not highly qualified.
IS MY CHILDS TEACHER AND PARAPROFESSIONAL HIGHLY QUALIFIED? Place School Name Here # % Highly Qualified!!
How is Title I Parent Involvement Money Spent? List how Parent Involvement Money is spent
ARE THERE OPPORTUNITIES FOR PARENTS TO BE INVOLVED AT PLACE YOUR SCHOOL NAME HERE? Absolutely!! Volunteers – List Volunteer Activities Here
ARE THERE OPPORTUNITIES FOR PARENTS TO BE INVOLVED AT PLACE YOUR SCHOOL NAME HERE ? Parent Engagement Activities Parent Lunches Grandparent Lunches Academic Night End of 9 weeks celebration activities Career Day Early Release Days – Parent Teacher Conferences Classroom visits
Parent Decision-Making Opportunities School Council Parent Involvement Meetings Title I Survey Revisions of: – School-Parent Compact – Parent Policy – Schoolwide Plan Teacher-Parent Conferences
PARENT ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM – STATE AND FEDERAL PARENT INVOLVEMENT RESOURCES Parent Engagement Program – State and Federal Parent Involvement Resources http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/tss_title.aspx?PageReq=ParentEngagement ht p://ww.doe.k12.ga.us/tss_title.aspx?PageReq=ParentEngagement www.georgiapirc.net www.georgiapirc.net
HOW WILL PLACE SCHOOL NAME HERE BE RESPONSIVE TO PARENTS? Parents are invited to call the school at any time: List School Phone Number Here – Place Name Here, Principal – Place Name Here, Assistant Principal – Place Name Here, Counselor – Place Name Here, Lunchroom Manager – Place Name Here, Media Specialist Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
HOW WILL PLACE SCHOOL NAME HERE BE RESPONSIVE TO PARENTS? Conferences One Call Now: Automated dialer, e-mail, and text messaging service Website For questions about Title I contact Place Principal Name and Email here
LIAISONS & CONNECTIONS The McKinney-Vento Act requires schools to educate homeless children. –Homeless Liaison for the School: School Social Worker List School Social Worker Name and Number Here Also- School Counselor Name and Number The Sumter County School System offers a Spanish- speaking liaison for families. List Spanish Speaking LiasonName and Number Here (Brito) School Social Worker –List School Social Worker Name and Number Here
FEDERAL COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE Any individual, organization, or agency may file a complaint with the Sumter County Board of Education (McBOE). If that individual, organization, or agency believes and alleges that the SCSBOE or an individual school within the Sumter County School System is violating a federal statute or regulation that applies to a program under ESEA. The complaint must allege a violation that occurred not more than one (1) year prior to the date that the complaint is received, unless a longer period is reasonable because the violation is considered systemic or ongoing. The complaint procedure is located on the Sumter County School System website. Forms are available from any schools main office or from the central office.
SCHOOLWIDE AND PARENT INVOLVEMENT PLANS Title I School-wide Plan, Parent Compact, and Parent Involvement Policy are available on our website and in our main office. These documents are crafted with parental and community stakeholder input. All stakeholders are invited to provide their thoughts to Place Principal Name Email and Phone number here.
ESEA Public School Choice Due to the Waiver, this option is not available in Sumter County Public Schools. However, SCS has a permissive transfer process in place.
CLOSING AND EVALUATIONS Thank you for attending the meeting and supporting your childs education!