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22-23  Red Oak PARENTAL ENGAGEMENT  PLAN

Sections 1118 of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) requires the involvement of parents of participating children in the design and implementation of Title I projects.  A local educational agency 

may receive funds under this part only if such agency implements programs, activities, and procedures for the involvement of parents in programs assisted under this part consistent with this section. Such programs, activities, and procedures shall be planned and implemented with meaningful consultation with parents of participating children. 


Date:  September 27th 2022


Principal Signature: 


SIT Chair Signature: 



Describe the programs, activities, and procedures established to build the schools’ and parents’ capacity for meaningful parental involvement.

 

1

Each school served under this part shall convene an annual meeting, at a convenient time, to which all parents of participating children shall be invited and encouraged to attend, to inform parents of their school’s participation in Title I and to explain the requirements of the Title I program, and the right of the parents to be involved.

Describe: This meeting will be held on September [email protected] 5:30.  Title 1 will be discussed and SIP Goals will be reviewed. 

2

Each school served shall offer a flexible number of meetings, such as meetings in the morning or evening, and may provide, with Title I funds, transportation, child care, or home visits, as such services relate to parental involvement.

Describe: Meeting times for parents are a flexible number of meetings for convenience.  Parents may request a conference with teachers or may sign up for a time that is convenient with them.  Staff members provide school wide conference weeks three times each school year to boost communication.  Home visits are also scheduled.   

Red Oak Elementary has the Principal Advisory Team in order to boost parent decision making. 

3

Parents should be involved in an organized, ongoing, and timely way, in planning, review, and improvement of Title I programs, including the planning, review, and improvement of the school parental involvement policy and the joint development of the schoolwide program plan (if applicable).

Describe:We will have a parent representative present at all Leadership Team meetings. We will also have our meeting minutes published publicly.

Parents are invited to multiple meetings to discuss our schools Title 1 budget and plan.  Parents are represented on the Leadership Team.   

4

Parents must be provided with timely information about programs under this part; and a description and explanation of the curriculum in use at the school, the forms of academic assessment used to measure student progress, and the proficiency levels students are expected to meet.

Describe: On going communication is sent home to parents via Newsletters, Progress Reports, Report Cards, phone calls and meetings that explain tested areas expectations.  




5

If requested, schools must provide parents opportunities for regular meetings to formulate suggestions and to participate, as appropriate, in decisions relating to the education of their children, and respond to any such suggestions as soon as practicably possible.

Describe: Parents are invited to share insights and suggestions at flexible times that correspond with their work schedules.  Parents share by a roundtable discussion.  Parents also can attend IEP meetings if their child is identified.  



6

If the schoolwide program plan( if applicable) is not satisfactory to the parents of participating children, the school is required to submit any parent comments on the plan when the school makes the plan available to the LEA.

Describe:

The school system surveys all parents.  They are encouraged to share their concerns or offer suggestions and provide input to the school administration through the year.  

7

Each participating school shall jointly develop with parents for all children 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 State standards.

Describe: Students, staff and parents sign an accountability contract at the beginning of the year.  “Parent Involvement Plan” fosters a continued partnership with parents during the school year.  Numerous and different activities are sponsored throughout the year that fosters positive relationships.  

8

LEAs and schools served under this part shall provide assistance to parents of children served by the school or LEA, as appropriate, in understanding such topics as the State’s academic content standards and State student academic standards, State and local academic assessments, the requirements of Title I, and how to monitor a child’s progress and work with educators to improve the achievement of their children.

Describe: Parents are educated through workshops, flyers, meetings, newsletters, and roundtables on meeting the requirements and regulations associated with state standards/  Through daily communication, conferences, assessment results, progress reports, report cards, PEPs and parent conferences help track progress.  



9

Parents must be provided materials and training to help them to work with their children to improve their children’s achievement, such as literacy training and using technology, as appropriate, to foster parental involvement.

Describe: During all parent involvement nights, parents will be given hand-outs at workshops.  

10

LEAs and schools are required to educate teachers, pupil services personnel, principals, and other staff, with the assistance of parents, in the value and utility of contributions of parents, and in how to reach out to, communicate with, and work with parents as equal partners, implement and coordinate parent programs, and build ties between parents and the school.

Describe:

All staff members are encouraged to reach out to community members and parents to inform of educational partnership.  The school counselor, administration and other staff help facilitate partnerships by acting as liaisons.  

11

To the extent feasible and appropriate, there should be coordination and integration of parent programs and activities with Head Start, Reading First, Early Reading First, Even Start, the Home Instruction Programs for Preschool Youngsters, the Parents as Teachers Program, and public school preschool and other programs, and conduct other activities, such as parent resource centers, that encourage and support parents in more fully participating in the education of their children.

Describe:

Transition events are held during several times throughout the school year to foster positive relationships with students entering our school the following year.  Parents are supplied with information in order to better prepare their students for academic success.  

12

LEAs and schools shall ensure that information related to school and parent programs, meetings and other activities is sent to the parents of participating children in a format and, to the extent practicable, in a language the parents can understand.

Describe:

Written and verbal communication is sent to parents in both English and Spanish.  Interpreters are provided and on call as needed.

13

In carrying out the parental involvement requirements, the LEA and school, to the extent practicable, shall  provide full opportunities for the participation of parents with limited English proficiency, parents with disabilities, and parents of migratory children, including providing information and school reports required under section 1111 in a format and, to the extent practicable, in a language such parents understand.

Describe:

The ESL teacher is available to translate information for parents during meetings and written documents.  ESL Teachers reach out to parents that need help 

14

LEAs and schools may adopt and implement model approaches to improving parental involvement.

Describe: The school improvement plan contains parental involvement.  

15

LEAs and schools may adopt appropriate roles for community-based organizations and businesses in parent involvement activities.

Describe:Community based organizations are included in the daily organizations. The routine club, DEPC and local churches are also involved.

16

Parents may be involved in the development of training for teachers, principals, and other educators to improve the effectiveness of such training.

Describe:  Parents are actively involved in Leadership, SIP, board meetings, academic initiative and staff development.  

17

If the LEA has exhausted all other reasonably available sources of funding, Title I funds may be used to provide necessary literacy training.

Describe: TItle 1 resources are used to supplement the school's reading program and reading materials to help with interventions. 

18

Title I funds may be used to pay reasonable and necessary expenses associated with local parental involvement activities, including transportation and child care costs, to enable parents to participate in school-related meetings and training sessions.

Describe:

Parents are provided with child care and parenting partner workshops and parent nights.  

19

LEAs and schools may train parents to enhance the involvement of other parents.

Describe:

Parents are given opportunities for open dialogue with school staff and other parents during workshops and parent nights.  

20

LEAs and schools may arrange school meetings at a variety of times, or conduct in-home conferences between teachers or other educators who work directly with participating children, with parents who are unable to attend such conferences at school, in order to maximize parental involvement and participation.

Describe:

21

District parental advisory councils may be established to provide advice on all matters related to parental involvement in Title I programs.

Describe:Parent advisory councils are established through the school system. Parents have the opportunity to meet with administration and share their concerns, thoughts and ideas.



Red Oak Elementary Schools 

 

School Year:  2022-2023 

Parent Involvement Policy


Red Oak Elementary school  is committed to provide each student with the tools needed to be successful in life. We understand that our families, school staff and community work together to make this happen. This policy shows how we plan to accomplish this task.


  1. Annual Title I Public Meeting

Our school will host an annual public meeting for all parents and staff members. This meeting is to inform parents about their rights under the law and to provide them with the information that will allow them to be fully active in their child’s education. This meeting will be announced to our Principal Advisory Group and open to all parents to attend.  This meeting will also provide parents an opportunity to review the School-Parent-Student Compact and suggest possible changes. Parents will be asked for recommendations of future dates and times to meet throughout the year.


  1. Flexible Meetings

Each parent meeting will be held in person and virtually to make it more convenient for parents to attend. The information shared at the Annual Public meeting will also be shared with parents of new students as they enroll and will be included in the monthly school newsletter for parents who may not be able to attend.  All meetings will be recorded and posted for parents to view.  


  1. Involving Parents in an Organized, Ongoing, and Timely Way

Progress reports will be provided to parents three times during each quarter. Parenting education sessions will also be conducted throughout the school year to share ways to assist parents and teachers to work together as partners. Parents will be asked for their suggestions or recommendations at all meetings.


  1. Timely Information

Parents will receive information on a regular basis through the weekly packet; grade level curriculum nights, Parent conferences, and quarterly report cards. Parents’ questions and concerns will be addressed at each session throughout the year.


  1. Opportunities for Regular Meetings

Parent meetings will be held throughout the year which gives parents a chance to be actively involved in their child’s education. A parent survey will be developed and distributed, and parent support groups will be formed. Parent conferences are scheduled at a time available to parents. Parents are given a chance to give feedback on a quarterly and annual basis.


  1. Providing for Parent Comments

The parent policy is reviewed throughout the year and any concerns will be submitted to the district office. Parents will be asked for their comments and suggestions regarding the compact as well. An annual survey of parent/school issues will be conducted. 


  1. School-Parent-Student Compact

The School-Parent-Student Compact is developed and/or reviewed at the annual meeting, and reviewed at each parent meeting. Parents are asked for comments regarding the compact. A roster of signed compacts is filed in each teacher’s room. 

Nash County Public Schools 2022-2023 School Year
School-Parent-Student Compact

Nash County Public Schools is committed to providing each student with the tools necessary to successfully meet the challenges they will face in a diverse world. NCPS understands that our families, school staff, and community create the educational environment necessary to accomplish this task. As a result, we have developed this compact to be read, agreed to, and distributed to our entire school family. We ask that you promise to do this by signing and dating the portion of the compact that applies to you.



AS A STUDENT, I PROMISE TO:

AS THE PARENT/GUARDIAN, I PROMISE TO:

AS A STAFF MEMBERS, WE PROMISE TO:

It is important that I be successful in school. Therefore, I will do the following:


Attend school regularly and be on time.


Have high expectations for myself.


Have a positive attitude towards self, others, school, and learning.


Know and obey all school and class rules and be respectful to others.


Work as hard as I can on my school assignments.


Ask for help when I need help.



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Student Signature          Date

It is important that all children are successful in school. I will work with my child to impact his/her learning by doing the following:


My child will attend school regularly and be on time.


Have high expectations for my child.


Support the school's efforts to maintain proper discipline.


Provide a place for my child to study and make sure that schoolwork is done.


Talk and work with the school and teachers to support my child's learning.



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Parent’s Guardian Signature          


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Date

It is important that your child be successful in school. Therefore, I will do the following:


Maintain high expectations for each learner.


Respect and encourage each student.


Model positive school behavior.


Provide motivating and interesting learning experiences in my classroom
to support student learning.


Establish communication with parents to discuss student progress, goals, and grading system.



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