Parent Involvement Policy

 

PARENT INVOLVEMENT POLICY/PLAN REQUIREMENTS

Title I Part A Section 1118

FY12 MONITORING

As of 08-23-11

LEA Plan/Policy questions/requirements are the same as last year's with a few additions.  These additions are in the school requirements as listed below.  Please compare your plan to the questions on the monitoring instrument for needed revisions.

Requirements with an * denote changes from notes given to systems that attended the First TN Region Monitoring Workshop in July.

The written school parent involvement policy establishes the school's expectation for parent involvement and describes how the school will build the school's and parent's capacity for strong parental involvement.

*#69.  School's written plan includes all the requirements under NCLB Section 1118 was developed with parents, agreed on with parents, and distributed to parents, and is being implemented.  (Evidence:  Parent Involvement Plan, Attendance rosters, agendas/Surveys, newsletter, website)

*a)  Parents are notified of the policy in an understandable and uniform format and to the extent practical provided in a language the parents can understand.  (Evidence:   Parent Involvement Policy, Simple Clear English, and Translated Forms.

*(b)  The school's parent involvement plan is made available to the local community and updated periodically to meet the changing needs of parents and the school.  .  (Evidence:  Parent Involvement Plan,  newsletter, website)

(c)  At the annual parent meeting each Title I School informs parents about the parental involvement program, Section 1118 requirements, and rights of parents to be involved in Title I programs.  (Evidence:  Agenda/minutes, attendance rosters)

(d)  Each Title I School offers a flexible number of meetings - mornings or evenings.  (Evidence:  Agenda/minutes, attendance rosters)

(e)  Parents or an adequate representation of parents are involved in an organized, ongoing, and timely way in the planning, reviewing, and improving of the parental involvement policy and schoolwide (TA) program plan.  (Evidence:   Agenda/minutes, attendance rosters, surveys)

*(f)  The school provides parents with timely information about school programs under ESEA/NCLB section 1118.  (Evidence:   Parent Involvement plan, examples of activity notifications)

(g)  Provide parents a description and explanation of the curriculum the school uses, academic assessments to measure progress, and proficiency levels students are expected to meet. (Evidence:  Agenda/minutes, attendance rosters, newsletters, school website)

(h)  Per parent request- opportunities for regular meetings as soon as possible to formulate suggestions and to participate, as appropriate, in decisions relating to the education of their children.  (Evidence:  Parent-teacher meeting)

(i)  A process is in place to submit parent comments on the schoolwide (TA) program (TSIPP) if it is not satisfactory to the parents when the school makes the plan available to the school district.  (Evidence:  Parent letters, other)

(j)  Provide assistance to parents in understanding topics such as the State's academic content standards, State student academic achievement standards, State and local academic assessments, requirements of Section 1118, how to monitor a child's progress and work with educators to improve student achievement.    (Evidence:  Attendance Rosters, Agendas, school website, and Newsletter)

(k)  Provide materials and training to help parents work with their children to improve their achievement, such as literacy training and using technology to foster parental involvement.  (Evidence:  Attendance rosters, agendas, Example of materials provided, description to access materials

(l)  Educate staff with the assistance of parents in the value and contributions of parents; and in working with parents:  how to reach out to, communicate with, and work with as equal partners; implement and coordinate parent programs; build ties between parents and the school.  (Evidence:  Attendance rosters, agendas, newsletter, website, other)

(m)  Coordinate and integrate Title IA parental involvement strategies with parent involvement strategies under other programs such as Head Start, Reading First, Early Reading First, Even Start, Parents as Teachers, Home Instruction Program for Preschool Youngsters, State-run preschool programs, and Title III language instructional programs.  (Evidence:  Attendance rosters, agendas, newsletter, Written correspondence, other)

(n)  Ensure school related information on programs, meetings, and other activities is sent to parents in a format and to the extent practical in a language the parents understand.  (Evidence:  Examples of information sent to parents, translated information, other)

(o)  Provide other reasonable support for parent involvement activities per parent request.  (Evidence:  Child care, transportation, other)

*(p)  Provide to the extent practicable, opportunities for the participation of parents with limited English proficiency, parents with disabilities, and parents of migratory children in activities.  Also provide information and school reports in a format and language parents understand.  (Evidence:  Agenda, minutes, sign in sheets, simple clear English is used, ex of translated forms.)

 

 

SCHOOL/PARENT COMPACT

 

The written Parent Involvement Policy contains the Parent-School Compact with the mandatory school statements, the expectation of parent involvement, and evidence that they were developed with parents and distributed to parents.    See attached list of requirements for the compact.  (Evidence:  compact )

These requirements are the same as the handout given at the First TN Region Monitoring Workshop in July.

Describes school's responsibility to provide high quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective learning environment to meet State's student academic achievement standards.

Describes parent's responsibility to support their child's learning by monitor attendance, homework, participating in activities, etc.......

Address the importance of communication between teachers and parents on an ongoing basis through parent/teacher conferences, frequent reports on child's progress, reasonable access to school staff, volunteer opportunities, participation and observation of class activities.

 

 

 

Unión Heights Elementary School
Plan de Participación de los padres


El Sistema Escolar del Condado de Hamblen y Escolar de Heights Elementary fomentar la participación de los padres para actuar como asesores y los recursos en las siguientes áreas:

* Aumentar la participación de los padres / familiares y aumentar la familia
alfabetismo

* Servir como partes interesadas en el proceso de mejora de la escuela
             con el fin de promover el logro académico y el crecimiento

* Apoyar activamente y aportar información para las actividades de la escuela / eventos

* Promover las relaciones comunitarias que promuevan una relación positiva
             entre el hogar y la escuela

Unión Heights Elementary School invita a los padres a tomar un rol activo en la educación de sus hijos, participando en las actividades escolares:

Eventos: reuniones de PTO, Casa Abierta, reuniones anuales de los padres a nivel de grado, días de campo, eventos para recaudar fondos, Festival de Otoño, Food City
Programas, BoxTops para la Educación, TC2 (Tornado Community Connect, y el programa de reciclaje.

Actividades en el aula: los padres de aula, visitas de campo, la Semana de Almuerzo Escolar, la Semana de la Educación Americana, Read Across America Day, Día de Carreras, Días de Alfabetización, el Día de personaje del libro, los ayudantes de biblioteca, lectores invitados, y otras actividades, según sea necesario sobre una base diaria.

Logro Académico: Los padres son invitados a proporcionar un ambiente positivo en casa, donde los estudiantes pueden estudiar, completar las tareas y trabajar en proyectos escolares que le sean asignadas por el maestro.






Para asegurarse de que los padres tienen la oportunidad de participar en la planificación, el diseño y la ejecución del programa de cumplimiento, la escuela deberá:

1. Convocar una reunión anual de la toma de fuerza para discutir el Título I de información
y participación de los padres
2. Proporcionar evidencia de progreso durante el año
y las tarjetas de calificación cada seis semanas
3. Llevar a cabo conferencias con los padres en el otoño y la primavera para discutir los datos de prueba y determinar los puntos fuertes / áreas de mejora, según sea necesario
4. Copias de los estándares del estado para que los padres están disponibles bajo petición
5. Proporcionar servicios de traducción para estudiantes que no hablan Inglés
6. Proporcionar oportunidades a los padres a expresar sus opiniones e inquietudes a través de discusiones y encuestas
7. Informar a los padres de las reuniones de distrito diseñado para ayudar a los padres con la educación decisiones proporcionan materiales de lectura a través de la biblioteca de la escuela
8. Desarrollar un compacto estudiante / profesor / padre para delinear las responsabilidades
9. Promover las actividades de la escuela a través de boletines, Portal de Padres, Notificarme, y el sitio web de la escuela
10. Consultar con los padres acerca del Título I compras para el sector académico
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