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1 Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction Title I, Part A/Learning Assistance Program Webinar, February 17, 2015

2 Title I, Part A Parent Involvement–What is New? Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Parent Satisfaction Survey A State Educational Agency (OSPI) is responsible for monitoring the quality and effectiveness of services of an approved provider and removing any provider that fails, for two consecutive years, to contribute to increasing academic achievement among the students it serves [Section 1116(e)(4)(D); 34 C.F.R. §200.47(c)]. Why an SES Parent Satisfaction Survey?  Federal Requirement  Part of the Monitoring Process of Providers’ Services 2

3 SES Parent Satisfaction Survey Guiding Questions Are parents of students who received SES services satisfied with… ◦ Communication from school district ◦ Communication with school district and tutors ◦ Student’s learning plan and progress report ◦ Quality and benefit of the tutoring sessions 3

4 SES Parent Survey—Online & Paper Version  Survey is available in Spanish, Russian and Vietnamese  Share the survey links with parents and guardians OR distribute the paper version to those who do not have Internet access  SES Parent Survey guidance and instructions– 4

5 SES Parent Survey–Results and Report Perspectives from Parents Data plays an important role as we develop a complete picture of an SES provider’s impact. Survey Closes June 30, 2015 Survey Results Summer 2015 This summer we will mail survey results to your districts and to the SES providers that tutored your students. 5

6 Accessibility  Communication in General Provide information to parents of students participating in Title I, Part A programs in an easy to understand format and in a language they can understand.  Other Languages Written translations of printed information must be provided to parents with limited English proficiency (LEP) or orally in a language the parent can understand.  Parent with Disabilities Districts must take the necessary steps to ensure that communication with parents with disabilities is as effective as with other parents. Parent Involvement–Key Requirements 6

7  Districts receiving $500,000 or more in Title I, Part A funds must set aside, at minimum, one percent for parent involvement purposes. Ninety five percent of the district set-aside must be allocated to Title I, Part A buildings for building-level parent involvement.  Districts with less than $500,000 must also provide parent involvement opportunities at the district and building levels.  Districts must involve parents in the decisions about the use of funds the district has reserved for parent involvement activities, including promotion of parent literacy and developing parenting skills. [No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Section 1118(a)(3), Parent Involvement Guidance C-14] Parent Involvement–Funding Requirements 7

8  A written document (school board approved).  Jointly developed and agreed upon with parents annually.  Distributed to all parents of participating students, if applicable, in a format and language that parents can understand. Describes elements of parent involvement activities that will be implemented at Title I, Part A schools. Includes strategies on using parent input. ** If the district already has a parent policy, it can be amended to meet Title I, Part A requirements. Parent Involvement–District Level Parent Involvement Policy 8

9  Written policy.  Agreed upon by parents.  Distributed to parents, and the local community, in a format and language, to the extent practicable, that parents can understand.  Describes the means for carrying out parent involvement activities at the building level.  Includes strategies in using parent input. **If the school has a parental involvement policy that applies to all parents, it may be amended to meet Title I, Part A requirements. Parent Involvement–School Level Parent Involvement Policy 9

10  Provide timely information about programs.  Involve parents in on-going, timely planning, review, and improvement of the school parental involvement policy and the joint development of the schoolwide program plan.  Include a description and explanation of the curriculum in use at the school, the forms of academic assessment used to measure student progress, and the proficiency levels students are expected to meet. Parent Involvement–School Level Requirements Title I, Part A 10

11 Each Title I, Part A school must jointly develop with parents, for all children served, a school-parent compact that outlines:  How parents, the entire school staff, and students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement.  The means by which the school and parents will build and develop a partnership to help children achieve the state’s high standards. Parent Involvement in Title I, Part A Parent Involvement–School-Parent Compact 11

12 Pursuant to the mandates of Title I, Part A, Sec. 1118(e), districts must provide a broad range of services to parents to help them more effectively support and assist their students to succeed in school.  These services are reasonably broad in scope, but are generally linked to parent education and training, parent participation in school-related meetings, and parent inclusion in the education of their student(s).  Guidance on allowable activities: Parent Involvement–Allowable Parent Involvement Activities 12

13 Parent Involvement–Learn More Find templates, checklists, regulations and more– aspx 13

14 OSPI Title I/LAP Contacts Assistant Superintendent, Special Programs and Federal Accountability –Gayle Pauley, ◦ Title I, Part A/LAP Program Supervisors –Larry Fazzari, –Jamey Gelhar, –Jody Hess, –Mary Jo Johnson, –Nate Marciochi, –Penelope Mena, –Cara Patrick, –LaWonda Smith, ◦ Title I, Part A/LAP Support Staff –Julie Chace, –Tony May, –Kevan Saunders, 14


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