I. Parents are invited and encouraged to be on school committees that impact student learning.
A. School Improvement Plan Committee
B. Parent Advisory Council
C. Parent-managed PTO
II. Parents will be given school information in a timely manner.
A. North Carolina School Report Cards
B. School Improvement Plan User ID and Password is GuestS15793
C. Descriptions of the NC Standard Course of Study & Essential standards
D. Student progress reports and report cards
E. Expected grade level proficiency levels
F. Opportunities for parent meetings/conferences
G. Title I requirements and guidelines; parental rights; notifications
H. NC End-of -Grade test results
I. MTSS (Multi Tier System of Support) meetings with individual parents
J. Timely IEP & 504 Meetings
III. Parents will be invited and encouraged to attend regular parent meetings at convenient times.
A. School Improvement Plan meetings
B. Parent Advisory Council meetings
C. Informational sessions designed for specific purposes
D. Individual parent conferences
E. Orientation to school, open house, and to specific programs
F. Award ceremonies for academics, physical education, and behavior
G. Coordinated Community/School Events
H. Title I Informational Meetings
I. PTO Meetings
J. Accommodations are made for parents with disabilities by providing preferential seating at events.
K. Hearing impaired parents are provided an interpreter at all events they attend
L. Translators are provided for ESL parents/students
M. School-Parent Compact Development Meetings
IV. Frequent and effective communication, both formal and informal, will be established with parents.
A. School Accountability Agreement
B. Parent conferences
C. Classroom newsletters
D. School Messenger, school and classroom web pages
E. Parent involvement activities
F. Information and invitations from school for school wide and classroom events
G. Parent surveys
H. Teacher and administrator phone calls
I. Information translated into other languages as needed
J. Informational videos during virtual learning - located on the school website under the
tab “Parent Links - Important Links.”
V. Parents will have the opportunity to attend training to help them better understand how to help their children excel in school.
A. Open House(s)
B. Volunteer training
C. Parent Involvement activities, “How To” videos per grade level that involve math,literacy, EOG prep, homework strategies …
VI. Faculty and staff will encourage parent involvement and participation.
A. Parent volunteer opportunities
B. Field trip invitations
C. Class party/events invitations
D. Parent breakfasts
E. Parent education opportunities
F. Parent involvement activities
G. Parent conferences
H. Student performances (Christmas Concert, Art Show, …)
I. Volunteer Appreciation