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All Star Parent Involvement

  1. 1. November 10, 2009ESC Region XVPresented by:Crystal Conner, Joyce Sprott & Lois Wagley<br />
  2. 2. AGENDA<br />9 :00 – 10:15 am Intro, NCLB Statute & Parent Policies<br />10:15 – 10:30 am Break<br />10:30 – 11:30 am Guest Speaker<br />11:30 – 1:00 pm Lunch<br />1:00 – 2:15 pm Parent Compacts & PT Conferences<br />2:15 – 2:30 pm Break<br />2:30 – 4:00 pm ICRs & Other Resources<br />
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  4. 4. Parent Involvement Haiku<br />5 syllables in the first line<br />7 syllables in the next line, and<br />5 syllables in the last line.<br />
  5. 5. Parent Involvement is one of the most important contributors to school completion and success.<br />Middle and High School students whose parents remain involved tend to:<br /><ul><li>Make better transitions
  6. 6. Maintain the quality of their work
  7. 7. Develop realistic plans for their future
  8. 8. Have higher graduation rates
  9. 9. Advance to postsecondary education</li></ul>(Clark, 1993; Henderson & Mapp, 2002; Mapp, 2004; Schargel & Smink, 2001; Williams, 2004)<br />
  10. 10. Key Players in Successful Parent Involvement Programs<br />Strong school administrative leaders<br />Teachers<br />Parents and Family Members<br />Community Members<br />
  11. 11. What does the statute say?<br />Parent participation in regular, two-way, and meaningful communication involving student academic learning and other school activities;<br />That parents play an integral role in assisting their child’s learning;<br />That parents are encouraged to be actively involved in their child’s education at school;<br />That parents are full partners and are included in decision making and advisory committees, as appropriate.<br />(SEDL Handout)<br />
  12. 12. Terms to Consider<br />Joint Development – Team Effort<br />Meaningful Involvement – Get in the Game<br />Building Capacity –Develop your Players<br />(SEDL Handout)<br />DEVELOP<br />
  13. 13. The Process<br />2<br />Implement<br />Distribute<br />1<br />3<br />Evaluate<br />District/Campus <br />Parent Policies<br />Develop<br />
  14. 14. District/Campus Parent Involvement Policies<br />Campus<br /><ul><li>Statement of Purpose
  15. 15. Developing the Policy
  16. 16. Involve Parents in the Schoolwide Plan
  17. 17. Building Capacity
  18. 18. Annual Meeting
  19. 19. School-Parent Compacts
  20. 20. Evaluation</li></ul>District<br /><ul><li>Statement of Purpose
  21. 21. Developing the Policy
  22. 22. Involve Parents in the Schoolwide Plan
  23. 23. Build Capacity
  24. 24. Coordination of Programs
  25. 25. Reservation of Funds</li></ul> (&gt; $500k)<br /><ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul>DEVELOP<br />
  26. 26. Activity:Campus Parent Involvement Policy<br />DEVELOP<br />
  27. 27. Julie Halfmann, Guest Speaker<br />Shannon Right Choices for Youth<br /><br />325.481.6170<br />
  28. 28. We want parents to know…<br />Discuss things you believe <br />parents need to know and <br />record them on the flipchart.<br />DEVELOP<br />
  29. 29. The Process<br />2<br />Implement<br />Distribute<br />1<br />3<br />Evaluate<br />School- Parent Compacts<br />Develop<br />
  30. 30. School-Parent Compacts Must Address:<br /><ul><li>The responsibility of the campus to provide high-quality curriculum and instruction and the ways in which parents will be responsible for supporting their children’s learning.
  31. 31. The importance of ongoing communication and means of communication (parent-teacher conferences, progress reports, access to staff.)</li></ul>DEVELOP<br />
  32. 32. School-Parent Compacts:<br /><ul><li>Are required at the campus level only, AND teacher-parent conferences are required at the elementary school where the compact is discussed.
  33. 33. Are developed jointly by school administrators and teachers along with parents. </li></ul> (samples)<br />DEVELOP<br />
  34. 34. Compact Pointers<br /><ul><li>Keep the pledges about equal for each group.
  35. 35. Make the list short-not more than 10 items for each group.
  36. 36. Don’t patronize parents.
  37. 37. Offer clear guidelines.
  38. 38. Use the compact at Parent-Teacher conferences and other meetings. </li></li></ul><li>The Process<br />2<br />Implement<br />School-Parent Compacts, PI Policies etc.<br />Distribute<br />1<br />3<br />Evaluate<br />Develop<br />
  39. 39. How do we reach parents?<br />Brainstorm ways you can connect with and engage parents and <br />record them on the flipchart.<br />DISTRIBUTE<br />
  40. 40. The Process<br />2<br />Implement<br />Communicating<br />Community Collaboration<br />Distribute<br />Volunteering<br />Learning at Home<br />Decision Making<br />1<br />3<br />Evaluate<br />Develop<br />
  41. 41. The Process<br />2<br />Implement<br />Distribute<br />1<br />3<br />Evaluate<br />Develop<br />
  42. 42. Evaluation<br />Goal of Parent Involvement Program<br />Implement effective parental involvement activities to improve student achievement and school performance<br />Role of the District and Campus <br />Provide assistance and resources to facilitate the parental involvement program.<br />EVALUATE<br />
  43. 43. Evaluation<br />Annual evaluation of the content and effectiveness of the PI program.<br />Perform a comprehensive needs assessment.<br />Identify possible barriers that limit parent and family participation in the PI program.<br />Revise policies as necessary. <br />EVALUATE<br />
  44. 44. Program Compliance & Parental Involvement<br />Evidence of parental input in:<br /><ul><li>Planning Title I programs & activities
  45. 45. District/Campus PI Policies
  46. 46. School-Parent Compact</li></ul>Evidence of required components<br /> in compact & policy<br />3. Evidence of an annual meeting (flexible times)<br />EVALUATE<br />
  47. 47. Program Compliance & Parental Involvement<br />3. Evidence staff development for parental involvement<br />4. Evidence that provisions are made to ensure that families with different language backgrounds are able to access important information<br />EVALUATE<br />
  48. 48. Initial Compliance Review Crosswalk<br />2<br />Implement<br />Distribute<br />ICRs: 9, 10, 11, 12,13, 14, 15, 16, 17, & 18. <br />1<br />3<br />Evaluate<br />Develop<br />
  49. 49. Initial Compliance Review (ICRs)<br />#9 <br />Did the LEA have a written parent involvement policy that is developed jointly with, and agreed upon by, and distributed to parents of participating students?<br />DEVELOP, DISTRIBUTE, IMPLEMENT & EVALUATE<br />
  50. 50. Initial Compliance Review (ICRs)<br />09-10 ICR Crosswalk.pdf<br />
  51. 51. Email Marketing & Online Surveys<br /><br /><br />www.iContact<br /><br /><br /><br /><br />
  52. 52. 15 Minute BREAK<br />
  53. 53. Door Prize<br />Look under your chair!<br />
  54. 54. Additional Resources<br />Title I Statewide School Support/Parental Involvement<br />Initiative<br /><br />ESC XV Parent Involvement<br /><br />US Dept. of Education<br /><br />
  55. 55. When they start the game, <br />they don’t yell, “ Work Ball!” <br />They say, “Play Ball!”<br /> - Willie Pops Stargell, 1981<br />
  56. 56. THE DAILY EDUCATOR<br /><br />- Since 1879<br />THE WORLD’S FAVORITE EDUCATION NEWSPAPER<br />PARENT INVOLVEMENT A HOMERUN!!!<br />Lorem Ipsum In libris graecis appetere mea. At vim odio lorem omnes, pri id iuvaret partiendo. Vivendo menandri et sed. Lorem volumus blandit cu has.Sit cu alia porro fuisset. <br />Ea pro natum invidunt repudiandae, his et facilisis vituperatoribus. Mei eu ubique altera senserit, consul eripuit accusata has ne. <br />In libris graecis appetere mea. At vim odio lorem omnes, pri id iuvaret partiendo. Vivendo menandri et sed. <br />
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