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1 Annual Parent Informational Meeting Presenter Date Location 1

2 Meeting Purpose This is a Federally required annual meeting to inform parents of… Our school’s participation in Title I The requirements for using Title I funds and parents’ right to be involved The funds allocated to the school for parent involvement and your right to be involved in how funds will be spent The curriculum and assessments our school uses 2 You should leave the meeting with a clear understanding of being informed about the Title I Program and your rights as Title I Parents!!

3 Title I Program What is “Title I”?  Federal funding provided under No Child Left Behind. Types of Programs:  School wide – serves all students.  Targeted – students identified for the program based on performance on assessments.  Most Milwaukee Schools are categorized as “School-wide”  Our school is : ____________________ 3

4 What does it mean to be a Title I School? Being a Title I school means receiving funding to supplement the school’s existing academic programs. These dollars are used for…  Identifying students experiencing academic difficulties and providing timely assistance to help these student’s meet the State’s challenging content standards.  Purchasing supplemental staff/programs/materials/supplies  Recruiting/Hiring/Retaining Highly Qualified Teachers Being a Title I school also means parental involvement and parents’ rights and funds are allocated specifically for: Conducting parental involvement meetings, trainings, and activities

5 Title I Funds in Our School Program Funds  Amount of Funds available for this year: $__xxx,xxx_________ Parent Involvement Funds  Amount of funds available for this year: $__x,xxx__________ 5 How our school is using Title I Funding: 1.3 full time teachers 1 full time teacher assistant Parent workshops Family nights Instructional Supplies / Technology Professional Development

6 Curriculum Our school uses these curricula:  Math:  Reading: …. in order to help the children achieve the State Standards  Wisconsin Common Core Standards 6

7 District Assessments Assessments are tests used to help teachers determine if a student is understanding the content presented in the classroom. We use the following assessments for all of our students:  MAPS (K5-3 rd )  Smarter Balanced (3 rd – 8 th ) – new state test as of

8 Proficiency Levels – State Test If a child does not reach a certain proficiency level when they take an assessment, we consider them for additional help from our Title I program. Proficiency Levels:  Advanced: exceeds grade level expectations  Proficient: meets grade level expectations  Basic: performs below grade level expectations  Minimal: performs far below grade level expectations Our goal (and the State’s goal) is for your student to reach at least the “Proficient” level 8

9 Update on School’s Progress Student Achievement Results  Title I requires schools to provide proficiency results from your child’s performance on state tests in a timely manner & language parents can understand. 9 State Test Scores for Excellent Education School % Proficient Grade ReadingMath 3rd38%42% * 4th41%*45% 5th35%50% 6th44%*48% 7th48%55% 8th54%60% * = Above district average

10 Parent Involvement Requirements Annual Title I Meeting (this meeting) Title I District Level Parent Policy Title I School Level Parent Policy/Plan Title I School/Parent Compacts These are available on the district or school websites: Examples available in your packet 10

11 Parent’s Rights under NCLB You have a right to: Know the qualifications for you child’s teacher Know if a non-highly Qualified Teacher is placed for four or more weeks Request opportunities to meet regularly with staff for parent involvement Participate in decisions affecting your child Review and contribute to Parent Involvement Plan (part of School Improvement Plan) and Parent Compact Participate in District Advisory Council 11

12 What is a School Improvement Plan (SIP)? The SIP includes:  School Needs Assessment & Summary of Data  Goals and Strategies to Address Academic Needs of Students  Professional Development Needs  Coordination of Resources/Comprehensive Budget  The School’s Parental Involvement Plan. 12 You, as Title I parents, have the right to be involved in the development of this plan

13 How can I volunteer to assist my student with school needs? Join the School Improvement Team Volunteer to contact other parents regarding important school information. Volunteer in a classroom Chaperone field trips or events Talk to your neighbors and let them know what is going on at your child’s school. Join our PTA or School Governance Council (SGC) Contact _____ at _#__________ to volunteer.

14 Who are the parent leaders at my school? Role NameContact info Parent Coordinator SGC President PTA President Social worker

15 Important Dates! Parent Literacy workshopOctober 15 3:30-5:30Library SIP Planning meetingSept 198:00-9:00 amCafeteria PTA meetingsFirst Friday 6:00-7:00Rm 210 Family NightNovember 106:00-8:00 pmCafeteria Xxx Link to school calendar: 15

16 We need your feedback! Please complete the parent feedback survey so we can:  Better understand how to work with you to ensure your needs and rights are met.  Address any current concerns you have  Connect you with volunteer opportunities  Connect you with community or school resources for your child or family Complete on line or request paper survey from: 16

17 Questions Thank You for Coming! 17


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