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District Title I Parent Involvement Plan
District Title I LEA-Level Parental Involvement PLAN
LEA: GLYNN COUNTY (GCSS)
2012 – 2013 Academic School Year Revision Date: March 24, 2012
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The Glynn County School District Title I Program PARENT INVOVLEMENT PLAN is revised as follows to ensure compliance with the current expectations of the Parent Involvement requirements found in NCLB/ESEA Title I A 1118 and referenced in the District Policy:
POLICY DATE(s) or
REFERENCE # ACTIVITY Number ofOccurrences
1. District Parent Advisory Council Annual Meeting
2. Additional Meetings providing Title I information to parents 8/7/12
3. Opportunities for parents to review and improve the District Parent Involvement Policy and Plan
4. Allocate the required 1%* of Title I funds for Parent Involvement (*or the amount mandated, in the event of federally/state revisions)
5. Build a Strong Capacity for Parent Involvement through the following:
· Employ a district level Title I Parent Involvement position who will:
a. conduct monthly meetings of school-level, Title I parent involvement employees– individually or as a group
b. provide (or see to the provision of)staff development, technical assistance, other necessary support; guidance and interpretation of the Law as it regards to Title I.
c. communicate as a liaison between the school district and Title I Parent Involvement and Engagement at the Georgia Department of Education.
d. provide guidance for the process of developing and review of school- level policy, plan and compact.
e. model research-based workshops at the district and school level
· Encourage schools to have either a Title I paid parent coordinator who works to involve parents in their child’s education and/or have a parent committee or a school staff member to plan activities to work toward increasing parental involvement.
· Assist schools to select research-based Parent Involvement strategies to be included in Title I school plans and in school improvement plans.
· Survey parents for their opinion on the process of design, review and improvement of the instructional program.
· Provide a variety of opportunities for parental input such as, but not limited to event evaluations, surveys, suggestion boxes; group work to review its parent involvement plan. Parent compacts (signed agreements between parents, teachers, administrators, and students) will be a part of the parent involvement plan.
· Provide interpreters for meetings
· Collaborate with Regional Education Services Agency (RESA) to provide support to school personnel and parents in methods for increasing parental involvement and student achievement.
6. Collaborate and integrate educational and parenting programs to provide information and resources to assist parents in ways to help their children to succeed
· within the school system – (Migrant, Homeless, ESOL
· within the community (Health Dept., Head Start, Healthy Families, University of Georgia Extension Services)
7. Offer parents opportunities to provide their input at the District Level in writing, verbally, anonymously or publically through
o policy/plan review
o Meetings to evaluate
8. Workshops/Trainings/Resources for parents
o Website Resources and Information
o District Materials Center (books and games)
o Workshops: (with an emphasis on serving parents of the lowest achieving students)
ü English Learners
ü Monitoring Child’s Progress
ü Parenting Skills (Discipline; Attendance; Budgeting; etc.)
ü Transitioning to Kindergarten/Middle School/High School
9. Staff Development for Faculty and other GCSS employees
o Introduce Resources for Teachers to use with parents
o Invitations to present and/or participate in Parent Involvement events
o emailed guidance, resources
10. Model approaches for 2012-2013:
o Expand the piloted use of Teacher Recommendation for parent University workshops and/or Resource Center materials
o publish a district calendar of Parent University Events
11. Parent Resource Centers will offer items and services, as funding allows, that are justified by parent input, student scores and either the schoolwide and/or 45 Day Action Plan
12. Non-satisfactory comments from parents regarding the school-level and/or district-level Parent Involvement Policy and/or Plan will be submitted to the state. (see Title I Parent Involvement complaint form on this web site) District and school-level personnel will strive to satisfy the parents’ concerns as allowable by the law.
13. Where feasible, information will be
o translated in writing
o interpreted by a translator verbally
o attached to a Transact form of multiple languages explaining the importance to have the information translated
14. District Title I staff will include eligible parents of participating private schools for their input. Flyers for parent involvement events will be provided to same.
Signature of LEA Coordinator: Darlene Moye, Director of Federal Programs 03/28/12
Title I Parent Involvement
2900 Albany Street
Brunswick, GA 31520