Presentation on theme: "Title I Parent and Stakeholder Meeting September 16, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
Title I Parent and Stakeholder Meeting September 16, 2013
◦ To inform parents of their school’s participation in Title I ◦ To explain the requirements of Title I ◦ To explain the rights of parents to be involved
What does it mean to be a Title I School? What is the 1% Set Aside for Parental Involvement? What is the LEA Title Plan? What is a Title I Schoolwide Plan?
What is a School-Parent Compact? How do I request the qualifications of my child’s teacher? How will I be notified if my child is taught by a teacher who is not Highly Qualified? How can I become involved with Title I?
Schools receiving federal funding to supplement the school’s existing programs. The funds are used to: Conduct parental involvement meetings/trainings/activities Purchase supplemental staff/programs/materials/supplies Identify students experiencing academic difficulties and provide timely assistance to these students to meet Georgia’s challenging content standards
Each school system receives federal funds based upon the poverty level ◦ (Number of students receiving free/reduced—F/R lunch)
The school system is required to set aside money in certain areas to include (FY13): Set-Asides 1% Parental Involvement 1% Homeless Set Aside* 5% Flexible Learning Program Neglected Set Aside Alice’s House KidsPeace
After set asides have been addressed, the remaining funds are allocated to each participating school based upon the number of students who receive F/R Lunch FY13 LEA Allocation--$3,784,176
School Systems exceeding $500,000 in Title I funds are required to set aside1% for Parental Involvement Of the 1% Parent Involvement Set Aside: 5% May be reserved for LEA systemwide initiatives related to parental involvement 95% The remaining amount must be allocated to all participating schools for parental involvement activities Title I Parents have a RIGHT to know how the funds are spent.
The LEA Title I Plan addresses how the LEA will use Title I funds throughout the school system. Topics include: Student academic assessments Additional assistance provided for struggling students Coordination and integration of federal funds and programs Parental Involvement strategies, including the LEA Parental Involvement Plan Title I Parents have a RIGHT to be involved in the LEA Title I Plan.
This plan addresses how the LEA will implement the parental involvement requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. It includes… LEAs expectations for parents How LEA will involve parents in decision-making How the LEA will work to build the school’s and parent’s capacity for strong parent involvement to improve academic achievement Title I Parents have a RIGHT to be involved in the development of this plan.
The SIP is your school’s Title I School Improvement Plan (Schoolwide Plan)and includes: ◦ A Needs Assessment and Summary of Data ◦ Goals and Strategies to Address the Academic Needs of the Students ◦ Professional Development Needs ◦ Coordination of Resources/Comprehensive Budget ◦ The School’s Parental Involvement Plan Title I Parents have a RIGHT to be involved in the development of this plan.
This plan addresses how the school will implement the parental involvement requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Components include... Parental Involvement in Decision-Making and Activities Utilization of Parental Involvement Funds Information and Training for Parents Building Capacity in Parents and Staff for Strong Parental Involvement Title I Parents have a RIGHT to be involved in the development of their school’s Parental Involvement Plan
A commitment from the school, the parent(s), and the student to share in the responsibility for improved academic achievement. Compact Distribution-by school Title I Parents have a RIGHT to be involved in the development of the School-Parent Compact
Parents have a right to request the qualifications of their child’s teachers Parents Right to Know Letter and Student Handbook Title I Parents have a RIGHT to know the qualifications of teachers.
For the FY13 School Year, Carroll County Schools had... ◦ 99.83% Highly Qualified Teachers ◦ 100% Highly Qualified Paraprofessionals Notification to parents regarding teachers not meeting NCLB’s requirements for Highly Qualified How parents are notified
Evaluation Requirements (Parent Surveys) Conduct Annually Conduct with Title I Parents Analyze Content and Effectiveness of the Current Plan Identify Barriers to Parental Involvement Data Input: Parent Surveys Focus Groups Parent Advisory Committees
Process and Timeline How the evaluation informs next year plan
School Leadership Team/Parent Advisory Committee/PTO Six Requirements to Build Capacity Strategic School Improvement Plans Comprehensive LEA Plan (CLIP) Title I Schoolwide Plan Parental Involvement Plan
Title I Schools are required to host an Annual Title I Meeting each year
Highest-Performing Schools Ithica Elementary Roopville Elementary High Progress Schools Central Elementary Mt. Zion Elementary Sharp Creek Elementary Villa Rica Elementary Villa Rica Middle
Bowdon Middle School Mt. Zion Middle School Temple Middle School
The (3) Focus Schools are required to develop a Flexible Learning Program Plan ◦ Bowdon Middle School ◦ Mt. Zion Middle School ◦ Temple Middle School What are Focus Schools? What is a Flexible Learning Program Plan (FLP Plan)?
What is the Comprehensive LEA Plan (CLIP)? Parental Involvement--CLIP