Presentation on theme: "July 24, 2014 6:30 p.m. Ware County BOE Room 202."— Presentation transcript:
July 24, 2014 6:30 p.m. Ware County BOE Room 202
Title I began in 1965 as part of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). It is a federal program that ensures equal opportunities for low income school districts. Each district uses its Title I funds to supplement and improve educational programs offered to students to improve their academic achievement and meet state standards. What is Title I?
Title I schools receive funds based upon their calculated poverty index All Ware County schools are served under Title I.
CRCT & EOCT Review and Prep Resources Tutoring Transportation for Tutoring & Credit Recovery Computer Labs Study Island Software BrainPop Software Accelerated Math and Reading Student Agendas Title I Teachers & Instructional Coaches
As a Title I District, we must involve parents, in an organized, ongoing, and timely way, in the planning, review, and improvement of required Title I components, including: Parental Involvement Family Engagement
Comprehensive Local Implementation Plan (CLIP) District Parent Involvement Plan Title I School-Wide Plan (SWP) School Improvement Plan (SIP) School-Parent Compact Parent Involvement Plan Parent Involvement Activities
Annual Needs Assessments Review system & school data Surveys-All Stakeholders Drives school level plans and the budget School Improvement Plans System Consolidated Application Descriptors System Implementation Plans Stakeholder Involvement Ongoing Implementation
Defines a school districts’ specific strategies to ensure ALL parents are given the opportunity to have a positive impact on student achievement in their schools. Reviewed and revised yearly.
The District Parental Involvement Policy must be Revised & updated each year Developed jointly with parents of eligible Title I students (for Ware County that means ALL students & ALL parents) Agreed upon with parents of eligible Title I students Distributed to all parents of eligible Title I students
Jointly developed, distributed to, and agreed on all parents of participating students Provide information in a timely manner Provide description & explanation: Curriculum Academic assessments Parent Programs
Shall be made available to the local community and updated periodically to meet the changing needs of parents and the school. The school parent involvement plan must establish the school’s expectation for parent involvement/engagement and include a description of how the school will implement or accomplish each component in order to meet the statutory requirements of this section.
◦ Title I schools must develop jointly with parents a school-parent compact that outlines how parents, the entire school staff, and students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement and the means by which the school and parents will build and develop a partnership to help children achieve Georgia’s high academic standards.
All schools in the district are Title I School-Wide (SWP). The action plan for the SWP is the School Improvement Plan (SIP). Parents have the right to participate in the development of the School-Wide Plan and the School Improvement Plan.
The results of the survey will be used to: Evaluate the content and effectiveness of the academic quality of the schools Evaluate the parental involvement plan Identify barriers to greater parental engagement Design strategies to build parental capacity at the school and district level Evaluate the district parent involvement plan
Center Elementary School Williams Heights Elementary School Ware County Middle School Ware County High School
Please meet with the Principal and/or Parent Involvement Coordinator of your child’s school in order to provide input on the following: School-Parent Compact Parent Involvement Plan School-Wide Title I Plan School Improvement Plan 1% Set Aside for Parental Involvement Comprehensive Local Implementation Plan District Parent Involvement Plan Breakout Sessions
Please complete the program survey before leaving. Thank You for attending and providing feedback/suggestions on the various Title I documents/plans.