Martic Parent Policy

Martic Elementary

School Parental Involvement Policy

Part I: General Expectations

Parental involvement means the participation of parents in regular, two-way and meaningful communication involving student academic learning and other school activities, including ensuring:

  1. That parents play an integral role in assisting their child’s learning
  2. That parents are encouraged to be actively involved in their child’s education at school
  3. That parents are full partners in their child’s education and are included, as appropriate, in decision-making to assist in the education of their child
  4. The carrying out of other activities, such as those described in section 1118 of the ESEA.

 

Part II: Description of How the School Will Implement Required School Parental

Involvement Policy Components

  1. Martic Elementarywill take the following actions to involve parents in the joint development and joint agreement of its School Parental Involvement Policy and its targeted plan, if applicable, in an organized, ongoing, and timely way.  The following will be disseminated to parents for review through conference information, handouts and on the district web page.
  • District Parental Involvement Policy
  • School Parental Involvement Policy
  • School-Parent Compact
  • Parent Conference information
  1. Martic Elementary will convene an annual parent conference during the first quarter of the school year at a convenient time to inform parents of the following:
  • Their child’s school participates in Title I
  • The requirements of Title I
  • Their rights to be involved
  • What they can do with their child at home
  1. Martic Elementarywill provide information about Title I programs to parents of participating children in a timely manner:
  • Parent-Teacher Conferences to be held on November 12, 13, and 14
  • “Back to School Night” to be held on September 11 from 4:00 – 6:00
  • School Web Site – blogs.pennmanor.net/martic/
  • Parent Literacy Nights
    • 1st Grade – “Reading, Math and Technology at Home” – October 2014
    • Kindergarten – “Incoming Kindergarten Students” – May 2015
  1. Martic Elementarywill provide parents of participating children a description and explanation of the curriculum in use at the school, the forms of academic assessment used to measure student progress, the proficiency levels students are expected to meet, and an opportunity to discuss their child’s strengths and needs in the area of reading.
  • “Back to School Night” to be held on September 11 from 4:00 – 6:00
  • Parent-Teacher Conferences to be held on November 12, 13, and 14
  • School Web Site – blogs.pennmanor.net/martic/
  • Parent Literacy Nights

1st Grade – “Reading, Math and Technology at Home” – October 2014

Kindergarten – “Incoming Kindergarten Students” – May 2015

  • Parent Survey – May 2015
  • Quarterly Report Cards

Part III: Shared Responsibilities for High Student Academic Achievement

Martic Elementary will build a strong relationship between the school and parents.

This partnership will enhance student growth and academic achievement through the following activities:

  • “Back to School Night” to be held on September 11 from 4:00 – 6:00
  • Parent-Teacher Conferences to be held on November 12, 13, and 14
  • School Web Site – blogs.pennmanor.net/martic/
  • Parent Literacy Nights
  • Quarterly Report Cards –to be sent home with child’s classroom report card
  • Parent Survey – May 2015
    • 1st Grade – “Reading, Math and Technology at Home” – October 2014
    • Kindergarten – “Incoming Kindergarten Students” – May 2015
  1.  Martic Elementarywill incorporate the School-Parent Compact as a component of its School Parental Involvement Policy and will be disseminated prior to the child receiving Title I services.
  2.  Martic Elementarywill, with the assistance of the district, provide assistance to parents of children served by the school in understanding topics such as the following:
  • The State’s academic content standards
  • The State’s student academic achievement standards
  • The State and Local Academic Assessments including alternate assessments
  • How to monitor their child’s progress
  • How to work with educators and their children
  1. Martic Elementarywill, to the extent feasible and appropriate, ensure that information related to the school and parent programs, meetings, and other activities, is sent to the parent of participating children in an understandable and uniform format, including alternative formats upon request, in an understandable language.

 

 

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