Title I recognizes the vital role that
parents, guardians and community members play in the education of their
children. Decades of research have confirmed that students with involved
parents are more likely to succeed in school.
All Title I schools must provide parents with:
Title I School-Level Parent Plan
In collaboration with parents all
Title I schools must develop a parent plan that addresses
ways in which schools will, for example, assistance to
parents in understanding academic content, ways to improve
their child’s academic achievement, and ways for staff and
parents to support each other. Please fill free to ask
your school for a copy of their Title I Parent Plan!
This is a jointly developed account of the
partnership amongst the school, parents, and students for improving
student achievement of state academic standards. Please ask your
school for a copy.
Title I Annual Parent
Parents must receive notice that the Title
I program will host a required meeting detailing parents' rights, the
program's intent, the services that will be provided, the Title I
curriculum, assessments that will be administered, an overview of the
Title I parent involvement policy, and the parent's right to provide
feedback on the Title I program.
Please look for invitations in the fall and spring and plan to attend.
Instructional Staff Qualifications
must receive a notification of their right to request
information on teachers' qualifications. If such a request
is made by the parent, they will receive information on
whether teachers meet state certification requirements for
the grade level and subjects they are teaching, whether
they are teaching via provisional waiver or emergency
permit, their degree major and field of discipline as well
as any graduate certification they hold. If their child
receives any services from a paraprofessional, parents
should also be notified if the paraprofessional has met
paraprofessional qualifications.In addition to the school
requirements above, all districts must notify parents regarding
District Initiatives to support Parent Engagement. The Title I Office
has developed a comprehensive parent engagement plan in collaboration
with the Title I Parent Advisory Council (PAC). This plan is designed
to offer support to parents, schools, and the community in order to
build parent capacity.
the principal of their school for the School Improvement Plan (SIP)
in order to review and suggest recommendations to improve academics,
parent participation, community involvement, attendance and school
safety within their child’s school.