Title I Compact
Park View Elementary
Title I Compact
Park View Elementary and the parents of the students participating in activities, services, and programs funded by Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) agree that this compact outlines how the parents, the entire school staff, and the 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 that will help children achieve the State’s high academic standards.
Park View Elementary will:
Provide a high-quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective learning environment that enables the participating children to meet the State’s student academic achievement standards as follows:
- Differentiated instruction for all students
- Positive Behavior support instruction for academic and behavior expectations
- “Highly Qualified” teachers in every classroom support rigor and depth of knowledge in data-driven instruction, promoting student growth, and mastery of skills needed to meet the educational challenges of the 21st century
- A safe and engaging learning environment that incorporates PBIS, No Bully, and 2nd Step Social-Emotional Learning Curriculum
- Professional Learning Communities will ensure that teachers are prepared for instruction aligned to state and national standards, assessment data is analyzed to examine trends and determine next steps, and instructional adjustments are made to ensure every child learns at his maximum potential
Hold parent-teacher conferences during which this compact will be discussed as it relates to the individual child’s achievement. Specifically, those conferences will be held:
- Back to School/Title I night in which the compact and Title I Parent Involvement will be discussed
- No Excuses University (NEU) Parent Expectation Night
Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress. Specifically, the school will provide reports as follows:
- Communicate nightly through a student planner or take-home folder
- Grade checks
- Parent Portal Access
- Prepare for report card conferences with samples of student work and expectations of proficiency in each subject area
- RtI Meetings for identified students
- Weekly reports as needed by the teacher
Provide parents reasonable access to staff. Specifically, staff will be available for consultation with parents as follows:
- Daily classroom planner
- Facebook change
- Hold an annual “Back to School Night” to meet staff and learn about Title I programs
- Meet and Greet before school to meet teachers and become familiar with school routines and procedures
- Monthly calendars/newsletters
- School website
Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class, and to observe classroom activities, as follows:
- All parents have the right to know if their child’s teacher is “Highly Qualified” and the teacher’s qualifications; or if services are given by a paraprofessional, they have the right to know that services are given by a paraprofessional and to know the paraprofessional’s qualifications
- Make the School Parent Involvement Policy, school Newsletters, and informational literature available in the Parent Resource Center located at the front entrance of the school
- Sign-in and wear a volunteer badge at all times
We, as parents, will support our children’s learning in the following ways:
- Making sure that homework is completed
- Volunteering in child’s classroom.
- Attend parent nights, conferences, and parent meetings concerning your child
- Attend Title I Family Engagement Activities
- Ensure my child is dressed in school uniform daily
- Ensure students arrive on time
We, as students, will share the responsibility to improve our academic achievement and achieve the State’s high standards. Specifically, we will:
- Do my homework every day and ask for help when I need to
- Read at least 30 minutes every day outside of school time.
- Attend school regularly
- Be sure my parent/guardian reads and signs my folder (grades K-1) or planner (grades 2-5) on a daily basis
- Come prepared to LEARN
- Follow all school rules
Title One Programs and Plan
- Inform parents about goals and purposes of Title I, curriculum used in Title I programs, academic assessments used to measure student progress, and proficiency levels students are expected to meet.
- Involve parents in the planning, review, and improvement of Title I programs at school.
- If the Title I Plan is not satisfactory to the parents, submit parent comments on the plan to the district.
- If requested by parents, provide opportunities for regular meetings where parents may offer suggestions or ask questions.
- Provide timely responses to parent’s suggestions/questions.
- Provide assistance to parents, as appropriate, in understanding assessments, Title I requirements, monitoring academic progress, and how to work together to improve student achievement.