Parent Involvement Policy
Title I Section 1118
Highland Elementary recognizes the importance of parent involvement in their students’ education. To encourage that involvement, our school will provide the following:
1 An annual meeting to explain the Title I program and inform parents of
their right to be involved in the program.
2 Scheduling of a flexible number of meetings to meet the needs of
3 Involve parents for the purpose of improving academic achievement in
planning, reviewing, and improving the Title I program at Highland.
4 Information about the Title I programs, curriculum and student
assessments and proficiency levels students are expected to meet.
5 Opportunities for parents to provide input and will respond to
National Standards used to guide our planning:
1 Standard 1: Communication
Teachers will send home newsletters, office communications and work the student has done in class.
2 Standard 2: Parenting
At least 2 conferences will be held with parents whose children are having difficulties in school.
3 Standard 3: Student Learning
Teachers will facilitate evening events that highlight student learning and promote parent involvement.
4 Standard 4: Volunteering
Parent volunteer forms will be available in the office and classrooms. The PTO will compile a list of parent volunteers for school events and activities.
5 Standard 5: School Decision Making and Advocacy
Staff will develop strong relationships with parents and encourage them to participate in decision making through PTO and SIAC.
6 Standard 6: Collaborating with the Community
Staff will encourage community and corporation partnerships.