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Title One

SCHOOL PARENT INVOLVEMENT PLAN REQUIRED COMPONENTS

  1. BRIDGES SCHOOL will jointly develop/revise with parents the school parent involvement plan and distribute it to parents and other stakeholders.

ACTIVITY

DATE

Letter sent inviting parents and stakeholders to participate in the development of parent involvement plan

September 15, 2011

September  23, 2011

Parent and stakeholder meeting was held to discuss, plan and revise the Parent Involvement plan.

Meeting was held at 5:00 pm for parent accessibility

September 29, 2011

  1. Convene an annual meeting, at a convenient time, to which all parents shall be invited and encouraged to attend, to inform parents of their school’s participation under this part and to explain the requirements of this part, and the right of the parents to be involved;

ACTIVITY

DATE

Two parent meetings were held to inform and receive feedback from parents and stakeholders.  Both were identified as Annual Parent Meetings held at 5:00 pm

June 6, 2011

September 29, 2011

  1. Offer a flexible number of meetings, such as meetings in the morning or evening, and may provide, with funds provided under this part, transportation, child care, or home visits, as such services relate to parental involvement;

ACTIVITY

DATE

Parent meetings and stakeholder committee meetings are scheduled at a convenient time for parents and stakeholders in the early evening and on Saturdays.  Child care is provided.

November 1, 2011

January 17, 2012

March 27, 2012

May 5, 2012 (Saturday)

June 2, 2012 (Saturday) (Annual Meeting)

  1. Involve parents, in an organized, ongoing, and timely way, in the planning, review, and improvement of the school .

ACTIVITY

DATE

Parent meetings and stakeholder committee meetings are scheduled at a convenient time for parents and stakeholders in the early evening and on Saturdays.  Child care is provided

November 1, 2011

January 17, 2012

March 27, 2012

May 5, 2012 (Saturday)

June 2, 2012 (Saturday) (Annual meeting)

Parent Surveys are distributed each year in order to obtain effective feedback.

No later than June 4, 20

a.   timely information about programs

b. 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; and

c. if requested by 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 practically possible.

ACTIVITY

DATE

Parent meetings and stakeholder committee meetings are scheduled at a convenient time for parents and stakeholders in the early evening and on Saturdays.  Child care is provided

November 1, 2011

January 17, 2012

March 27, 2012

May 5, 2012 (Saturday)

June 2, 2012 (Saturday) (Annual meeting)

Parent Newsletters are distributed each 9 weeks to update parents as minutes from previous meetings.

November 1, 2011

January 17, 2012

March 27, 2012

May 5, 2012 (Saturday)

June 2, 2012 (Saturday) (Annual meeting)

  1. If the schoolwide program plan is not satisfactory to the parents of participating children, parents will submit comments to stakeholder representatives.

ACTIVITY

DATE

Parent Newsletters are distributed each 9 weeks to update parents as minutes from previous meetings.

November 1, 2011

January 17, 2012

March 27, 2012

May 5, 2012 (Saturday)

June 2, 2012 (Saturday) (Annual meeting)

Parent Surveys are distributed each year in order to obtain effective feedback.

No later than June 4, 2012

Stakeholders committee representative will call parents at least 3 times per year to get feedback and suggestions and keep copies of the feedback.  This will be focused on parents

that have not attended meetings.

1 time before November 7, 2011

1 time before February 15, 2012

1 time before May 15, 2012

REQUIRED SHARED RESPONSIBILITIES FOR HIGH STUDENT ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

As a component of the school-level parent involvement plan, each school shall jointly develop with parents for all children served under this part a school-parent compact that outlines how parents, the entire school staff, and students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement.

­   Conduct a parent/teacher conference in elementary schools, annually (at a minimum), during which the compact shall be discussed as the compact relates to the individual child’s achievement;

­   Provide frequent reports to parents on their children’s progress; and

­   Provide parents with reasonable access to staff, opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class and observation of classroom activities.

ACTIVITY

DATE

Volunteer training is scheduled each year on the first Thursday after Labor Day. It is scheduled in the morning and again at 6:00 pm.  Periodic individual training is offered throughout the year.

First Thursday after Thanksgiving.

Parent meetings and stakeholder committee meetings are scheduled at a convenient time for parents and stakeholders in the early evening and on Saturdays.  Child care is provided

November 1, 2011

January 17, 2012

March 27, 2012

May 5, 2012 (Saturday)

June 2, 2012 (Saturday) (Annual meeting)

Parent Surveys are distributed each year in order to obtain effective feedback.

No later than June 4, 2012

Stakeholders committee representative will call parents at least 3 times per year to get feedback and suggestions and keep copies of the feedback.  This will be focused on parents

that have not attended meetings.

1 time before November 7, 2011

1 time before February 15, 2012

1 time before May 15, 2012

BUILDING CAPACITY REQUIREMENTS FOR INVOLVEMENT

To ensure effective involvement of parents and to support a partnership among the school involved, parents, and the community to improve student academic achievement, each school and local educational agency assisted under this part –

a.    Shall provide assistance to the parents of children served by the school in understanding such topics as the State’s academic content standards and State student academic achievement standards, State and local academic assessments, the requirements of this part, and how to monitor a child’s progress and work with educators to improve the achievement of their children;

ACTIVITY

DATE

Parent meetings and stakeholder committee meetings are scheduled at a convenient time for parents and stakeholders in the early evening and on Saturdays.  Child care is provided. Information on state and local assessments will be addressed on the agenda.

November 1, 2011

January 17, 2012

March 27, 2012

May 5, 2012 (Saturday)

June 2, 2012 (Saturday) (Annual meeting)

Parent Newsletters are distributed each 9 weeks to update parents as minutes from previous meetings.

November 1, 2011

January 17, 2012

March 27, 2012

May 5, 2012 (Saturday)

June 2, 2012 (Saturday) (Annual meeting)

b.    Shall provide materials and training to help parents to work with their children to improve their children’s achievement, such as literacy training and using technology, as appropriate, to foster parental involvement;

ACTIVITY

DATE

Parent meetings and stakeholder committee meetings are scheduled at a convenient time for parents and stakeholders in the early evening and on Saturdays.  Child care is provided. Information on technology and literacy will be addressed on the agenda.

Parents will be informed that technology may be open after hours with an appointment.  Also, the programs may accessed at home or at the library.

November 1, 2011

January 17, 2012

March 27, 2012

May 5, 2012 (Saturday)

June 2, 2012 (Saturday) (Annual meeting)

c.    Shall 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;

ACTIVITY

DATE

Inservice program on working with parents provided by consultants.

August  11. 2011

d.    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 parents can understand;

e. Shall provide such other reasonable support for parental involvement activities under this as parents may request.

f. May arrange school meetings at a variety of times, or conduct in-home or at work conferences between teachers or other educators with parents who are unable to attend such conferences at school, in order to maximize parental involvement and participation;

ACCESSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

In carrying out the parental involvement requirements of this part, districts and schools, to the extent practicable, shall provide full opportunities for the participation of parents with children with limited English proficiency, parents with children with disabilities, and parents of migratory children, including providing information and school reports in a format and, to the extent practicable, in a language such parents can understand.

ADOPTION

This BRIDGES SCHOOL Parental Involvement Plan has been developed jointly with, and agreed on with parents and parent representatives as evidenced by meeting minutes.

The Parent Involvement Plan was developed  by BRIDGES SCHOOL on 10/07/2011.  The school will make available this Parent Involvement Plan to all parents and all stakeholders in the plan.

 

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