2 Title One Office Staff Catherine Turner – Federal Projects Director Tiffany Strong-Moorer – Administrative AssistantKacey Austin – Parent Involvement Coordinator
3 Elementary & Secondary Education Act No Child Left Behind Parent-friendly legislationTitle I funding is tied to the legislationFunding is based on a Needs AssessmentAccountability is measurableNCLB will undergo re-authorization
4 School Improvement Continuum Newly Identified: Schools that do not meet AYP2 years in a rowContinuing School Improvement: schools that do notmeet AYP for 3 years in a rowCorrective Action: Schools that do not meet AYP for4 years in a rowPlan to Restructure: 5 years in a rowRestructure: 6 years in a row
5 √ NCLB – AYP TARGETS 13 17 21 25 29+ N/A AYP Groups Math At least 95% testedELAOther Indicators# need to meet for AYPAll Students√White Students13Afr-Am. StudentsLow Econ StatusN/A17Students w/disab.21Ltd. Eng Proficient25Each add’l ethnic grp29+
6 2010 CCSD Title One Schools Make AYP 2010 CCSD Title One Schools Make AYP! School Improvement List published August 2, 2010Forest Hills Elementary – met 21 out of 21 targetsRuffin Middle – met 17 out of 17 targets………………………………………………Bells Elementary – met 17 out of 17 targets (Restructuring-Delay)
7 2010-2011 School Improvement School Improvement List published August 2, 2010 Corrective ActionCottageville ElementaryHendersonville ElementaryRestructuringColleton MiddleForest Circle MiddleNorthside ElementaryRestructuring-DelayBells ElementaryNot Identified for Improvement 10-11Black Street Early Childhood Center
8 Choice TransferOnce a Title One school enters the Needs Improvement continuum, the school district must offer parents the option to transfer their child to a school NOT on Needs Improvement.
9 2010 Choice Transfer CCSD Elementary Schools that offered Choice Bells Elementary School*Cottageville Elementary School*Hendersonville Elementary School*Northside Elementary SchoolChoices:Forest Hills Elementary (grades 1-5)Black Street Early Childhood Center – K only*SC Connections Academy – Virtual (online)
10 SC Connections Academy – virtual school (online) 2010 Choice TransferMiddle SchoolsColleton MiddleForest Circle MiddleChoices:Ruffin MiddleSC Connections Academy – virtual school (online)
11 School Improvement 2. Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Schools that are identified as ContinuingSchool Improvement, Corrective Action,Plan to Restructure, or Restructuring mustoffer parents 2 options:1. Choice transfer2. Supplemental Educational Services(SES)
12 Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Additional academic assistance beyond the school day for eligible students.Targets low-income students who score below proficient on PASS, particularly in English/language arts & math.If district Title One funds are inadequate for SES, priority will be determined by NCLB statute which uses family income and student achievement to determine priority. Transportation to/from tutoring servicesNOT provided by the school district.
13 Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Providers and Services:Must have a demonstrated record of effectiveness;Must use research-based, best instructional practices;Are consistent with district’s instructional program and the state’s curriculum standards;Are financially sound; andAre consistent with federal, state, and local health, safety, and civil rights laws.
14 CCSD in Corrective Action If the State identifies a District for correctiveaction, the State must:Continue to ensure that the LEA is provided with technical assistance; andTake at least one of the following corrective actions, as consistent with State law:
15 CCSD in Corrective Action (con’t) Defer programmatic funds or reduce administrative funds;Replace LEA personnel who are relevant to the inability of the LEA to make adequate progress;Remove individual schools from the jurisdiction of the LEA and arrange for their public governance and supervision;
16 CCSD in Corrective Action (con’t) Appoint a receiver or trustee to administer the affairs of the LEA in place of the superintendent and school board;Abolish or restructure the LEA; and/orInstitute and fully implement a new curriculum based on State and local content and academic achievement standards that includes appropriate, scientifically research-based professional development for all relevant staff.
18 Title I Schools Requirement ----- School must have 35 % poverty Black Street Early Childhood Center – 93.16%Hendersonville Elementary – 90.44%Bells Elementary – 87.12%Cottageville Elementary – 83.95%Colleton Middle – 82.89%Northside Elementary – 80.75%Ruffin Middle – 79.96%Forest Circle Middle – 74.26%Forest Hills Elementary – 71.47%No requirement to serve schools below 75% poverty
19 Each School’s Title I REGULAR Allocation Black St Early Childhood Center………. $ 116,808.00Hendersonville Elementary …. CA……. $ 202,530.00Bells Elementary ………… R-delay $ 142,713.00Cottageville Elementary ……… CA….…. $ 212,018.00Colleton Middle …………………. R ……... $ 159,247.00Northside Elementary..………… R……… $ 162,526.00Ruffin Middle ………………………………. $ 86,768.00Forest Circle Middle……………. R $ 162,690.00Forest Hills Elementary……………….…. $ 131,428.00TOTAL for schools: $1,376,728.00**99.9% is allocated to teachers’ salaries**
20 Pre-Kindergarten Salaries and Technology Supplies Title I StimulusPre-Kindergarten Salaries and Technology Supplies$1,742,382.00(2 years – )
21 How are the school spending these funds?? Teacher Salaries - to reduce class sizeStaff Development: District Instructional FacilitatorsA. Explicit Direct InstructionB. Instructional CoachesC. Collaborative PlanningD. Professional Learning CommunitiesInstructional EquipmentInstructional SuppliesParent Involvement
22 two-way, and meaningful communication Parent InvolvementCenterpiece of Title INCLB defines parental involvement asthe participation of parents in regular,two-way, and meaningful communicationinvolving student academic learning andother school activities.
23 Parental Involvement - [section 9101(32),ESEA] Parent InvolvementTitle One Schools must ensureParents play an integral role in assisting their child’s learning;Parents are encouraged to be actively involved in their child’s education in school;Parents are full partners in their child’s education and are included, as appropriate, in decision-making and on advisory committees to assist in the education of their child; andOther activities are carried out, such as those described in section 1118 of the ESEA.Parental Involvement - [section 9101(32),ESEA]
24 Your School’s Parent Advisory Committee Committee comprised of Parent Involvement Facilitator and at least 5 PARENTS (or legal guardians) of students in a Title I school.meets a minimum of 3 times at the school;Provides input into Title I activities;Makes recommendations to improve/increase PARENT INVOLVEMENT at the school; andOne parent representative will be chosen from each school’s committee to meet with District Title I staff and District leadership
25 Parent Resource Center Take Home ComputersResources parents can use at home to help their childrenComputers on-site for parent accessFree materials for parentsFind information on ways you can help your child’s schoolParent Survey about the needs of the parent, child, and the school
26 U.P.L.I.F.T Uniting Parents to Lead, Inspire, Foster, and Teach Children of the 21st Century To provide parents and families new or additional skills, knowledge, resources, and confidence to empower them to raise children who are successful in school and life.Provide parents and families a place to gather and voice their concerns, struggles or successes with each other.
27 U.P.L.I.F.T Uniting Parents to Lead, Inspire, Foster, and Teach Children of the 21st Century UPLIFT meets one Saturday per month (9:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.):September 11 February 12October 9 March 12November 13 April 9December 4 May 7January 22Register to attend!Online at hhtp://ccsduplift.weebly.com;Through the parent facilitator at your child’s school;Contact Kacey Austin, Parent Involvement Coord.: