9.1. WV Pre-K classrooms must incorporate meaningful ways of communicating with and involving parent(s)/guardian(s) that includes at a minimum:
9.1.a. opportunities for parents/guardians to participate in decision making about their child’s education through a minimum of two documented face to face conferences annually with each child’s parent(s)/guardian(s). Home visits are recommended for these conferences;
9.1.b. documented methods of communicating with parents/guardians such as newsletters, child activity reports, phone calls, home visits, e-mail and conferences;
9.1.c. services to children and their families necessary to support the child in his/her transition into, participation in, and transition out of the program;
9.1.d. services for children who come from homes where languages other than English are spoken, support services including communication that is comprehensible and supportive of both the native language and English language development are provided;
9.1.e. support services pursuant to WV 126CSR16, WVBE Policy 2419 - Regulations for the Education of Exceptional Students with Exceptionalities (hereinafter Policy 2419) provided in accordance with the needs specified in the child’s IEP for preschool children with disabilities who are integrated into the program; and
9.1.f. classrooms that are open to parents/guardians and where parents/guardians are encouraged to participate in classroom activities.