Presentation on theme: "According to §1118(b)(1), each school shall develop a written parental involvement policy that describes how the school will do the following as listed."— Presentation transcript:
According to §1118(b)(1), each school shall develop a written parental involvement policy that describes how the school will do the following as listed in §1118(c)(1-5): Ø Convene an annual meeting to inform parents of their school's participation in the Title I program. Ø Offer a flexible number of parent meetings. Ø Involve parents, in an organized, ongoing, and timely way, in the planning, review, and improvement of the Title I program, including the school parental involvement policy and the joint development of the schoolwide program plan.
Ø Provide parents of participating children – (a) timely information about Title I programs; (b) school performance profiles; (c) their child's individual student assessment results, including an interpretation of such results; (d) a description and explanation of the curriculum in use at the school, the forms of assessment used to measure student progress, and the proficiency levels students are expected to meet; (e) opportunities for regular meetings to formulate suggestions, share experiences with other parents, and participate as appropriate in decisions relating to the education of their children; and those described in (e) above.
Huff Consolidated Elementary and Middle School Parent Involvement Policy Huff Consolidated School recognizes that a partnership between home and school is a major influence for children to succeed. The following opportunities for parent participation are developed to encourage parents to become actively involved in their child's education. A back to school orientation will be held in September to explain the program and activities, discuss parent involvement, and inform parents of their right to be involved. The school/parent compact will be discussed and signed by students, parents, and school staff. All parents will be invited and encouraged. to attend. * Opportunities will be provided for parents that include flexible number of meetings, parent/teacher conferences, and opportunities to observe and volunteer in the classroom.
* Parents will be involved in an organized, on-going, and timely way to plan, review, and improve the program. A parent meeting will be held in the spring to obtain parent recommendations and input. A meeting will be held to provide parents with a description and explanation of the curriculum, forms of assessment used, expected proficiency levels, school performance profiles, individual student assessment, results of assessment, and how to monitor a child's progress. A school/parent compact will be jointly developed with parents that outlines how parents, the staff, and students will share responsibility for improved student achievement and the means by which the school and parents will build and develop a partnership to help children achieve the state's high standards. Parents will receive a progress report at mid-term of each grading period. * A daily conference and planning time will be scheduled to allow parents reasonable access to staff to coordinate opportunities to volunteer, participate, and observe in their child's class.
Huff school will provide assistance to parents in understanding National Education Goals; the State's Content Standards; State Student performance standards; state, local, and school assessments; how to monitor a child's progress; and how to help with their child's education. School safety parent monitor program will be explained and parents will be asked to volunteer throughout the year. Parents will be informed about the Adult Basic Education and literacy classes available in the area. Effective parental involvement strategies will be discussed and planned during staff/faculty senate meetings. Emphasis will be placed on building home and community ties and to build an equal partnership. To the extent feasible and appropriate, Huff Consolidated School will coordinate parental involvement activities with the local Head Start and Pre-School. * In order to strive to achieve a high level of parent/community involvement, Huff Consolidated School will continue to work with our partners in education: Army Corps of Engineers, Pizza Mingo, Attorney Pam Lambert, and Precious Memories.