1. Family Engagement In Beaumont Independent School District
6. BISD Parent Involvement Personnel Michelle Kibbles Parent Involvement Coordinator Marie Jones Parent Involvement Clerk Maria Vazquez Parent Involvement Secretary Virginia Mendoza Community Aide Dr. David Harris Assist Superintendent of Secondary Schools Dr. Shirley Bonton Deputy Superintendent and Elementary Administration Dr. Carrol A. Thomas Superintendent of Schools Cathy F. Chavis Director of Title Programs
7. Superintendent of Schools Principal Campus Parent Facilitators Compliance and Resources <ul><li>Superintendent of Schools for Beaumont ISD, President of National Alliance of Black School Educators </li></ul><ul><li>Excites youth to learn, teachers to teach, staff to support and administrators to lead </li></ul><ul><li>Ensures district and campus compliance with parental involvement requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Visionary of Beaumont ISD Annual Educational Summit for Families and Community </li></ul><ul><li>Ensures Parental and Community Partners </li></ul><ul><li>Fully supports USDE Partnerships for Engaging Families </li></ul><ul><li>Host the Superintendent meetings with Parent Involvement and Beaumont Metropolitan Area Council (BMAC) of PTAs </li></ul><ul><li>Include Parents on the District Education Improvement Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Serves as a guest speaker on Family Forums throughout the District </li></ul><ul><li>As instructional leaders of the campus , the principal’s role is unique in ensuring that their campus is family friendly </li></ul><ul><li>Selects campus parent facilitator </li></ul><ul><li>Enforce campus parent policy and school-home compacts </li></ul><ul><li>Host parent-teacher conferences twice yearly </li></ul><ul><li>Host Parent Goals Night to review Title I Program, state and district assessment results </li></ul><ul><li>Ensures ongoing monthly campus parent training, family events and activities </li></ul><ul><li>Include Parents on the Campus Education Improvement Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible for insuring an increase in monthly parent participation on the campus </li></ul><ul><li>Provide yearly input by completing a campus survey of campus specified needs of parents for training sessions and family activities </li></ul><ul><li>Provide proactive support and communication by building bridges with campus families </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in ongoing technology training </li></ul><ul><li>Work collaboratively with family-related organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Utilize Joyce Epstein's Six Levels of Parental/Family Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible for monthly parent participation reports </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in professional development in the areas of planning, communication, culture, diversity, and motivation as well as TABSE and NABSE conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible for campus parent compliance files </li></ul><ul><li>Plan, coordinate and conduct parent training/family activities at least monthly </li></ul><ul><li>Host monthly parent visitations days </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate with campus PTA and attend district and campus PTA meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Provide ongoing evaluation of effectiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Title Programs Director allocates Title funds to district Coordinator and Campus Principals to ensure Compliance </li></ul><ul><li>Parent Resource Center </li></ul><ul><li>Parent Computer Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Parent Self-Serve </li></ul><ul><li>Parent Advisory Council Team </li></ul><ul><li>Parent Surveys </li></ul><ul><li>Six-Weekly Newsletters </li></ul><ul><li>Parent Portal </li></ul><ul><li>College and Career Readiness (College and Financial Aid Night </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic and Board Games </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based Family/Parent Content Service ( www.bmtisd.com ) </li></ul><ul><li>Parent Involvement Pledge </li></ul><ul><li>Home Learning Packets and Folder Games </li></ul><ul><li>Practical Parenting Curriculum Modules </li></ul><ul><li>Parent Parties </li></ul><ul><li>Community Partners' Fair </li></ul><ul><li>School Success Starts at Home </li></ul><ul><li>Toolkit for Family Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Summer School Activities/Connecting School and Home </li></ul><ul><li>Specialized Parent Training </li></ul>
8. Practices of Parent/Family Engagement in Beaumont Independent School District The following activities are promising practices that can be utilized at the district and/or campus level to ensure parental involvement success! Practical Parent Education Modules Research-based modules designed to give parent facilitators, teachers, and administrators tools to work with families Family Fun and Fitness Provides families with games, exercise videos, and exercise equipment to encourage and guide families to fitness, nutrition, and health to combat obesity. Parent Parties Designed to promote family engagement by using numerous games and activities as well as an innovative approach to present parent education in a group setting. The key is no more meetings, but a fun parent party. Family Night Out: A Night of TAKS and Touchdowns Families and football go had in had in Southeast Texas. It’s double take when families are invited to a brief overview of TAKS expectations before boarding school buses to attend a football game against team rivals. T-shirts are also provided for participants by school business partners who fully support the school’s efforts to engage parents. Parent Goals Night Is an opportunity for campuses to share specific goals to assist in student success as well as provide parents with an opportunity to dialogue with staff. Walk This Way To Student Success Walking as an exercise from the neighborhood school to the park is used to encourage parent participation while providing parents with strategies for student success in learning Education Summit Is our district’s most successful event for ensuring that parents, family, community members, district and school staff engage in a day’s event of a state of the district address, breakout sessions, job fair, exhibit hall, entertainment and more Is The Village Working? It Takes A Village is centered around families and community members collaborating and focusing on the child. Guest panelist including community leaders and clergy unite to ensure that the mission is clear and all respond to the, “Is The Village Working?” “ Who’s Who In Your School” (Parent Involvement Round Table) Parents are invited to the campus to meet, greet, and ask questions of all campus stakeholders to include but not limited to principal, assistant principal, curriculum coordinator, counselor, nurse, secretary, attendance clerk, teacher, student, etc. Community Connections Is designed for parent/family and community members to collectively promote active family involvement, community support and student achievement featuring guest speakers, folkloric dancing and family fun in the park. Family Events (Reading, Math, Technology, Science, and TAKS) Are designed to bring the whole family together at a school for a night of fun, academic-based activities that everyone can enjoy and reinforce student learning. Drive By Breakfast A new and exciting way for parents to participate is through providing parents with a light continental breakfast on the go and important resources to assist with learning at home. Power Learning Game Night Is designed for families to share in electronic or board games that reinforce skills taught in school in a fun, family way with family friendly competition. Mom and Daughter Tea (Cruising on the Sea of Life and Fashion Show) Mothers and daughters take the spotlight by dressing up and coming together to enjoy spending quality time while sipping on tea, eating scones, and being motivated on important relationships. Helping Hands for Hispanics Is a Hispanic initiative mentorship program designed to assist Hispanic families and students with school success. Dinner and Theatre Affords families an opportunity to spend quality time with dinner and a live play, such as Romeo and Juliet Father and Son Banquet (Equipped for Success) Fathers lead the way along with their son in a special banquet for fathers, sons, and mentors. Motivational speakers inspire dads to take their rightful place in the home as the leader. Camp Read and Camp Math Parents read books and participate in math activities in an evening in pajamas, having snacks and learning fun. The goal is to have every camper enjoying books while having fun at the same time.
9. Nikki Renfro Amelia Elem. Lisa Sullivan Blanchette Elem Cynthia Sherman Caldwood Elem. Teresa Howell Dishman Elem . Tyna Williams Dunbar Elem. Elizabeth Sprott Fehl Elem. Ella Guidry Field Elem. Courtney George Fletcher Elem. Cheryl LeBlanc French Elem. Janice Isedore Roy Guess Elem . Mary Smith Roy Guess Elem . V.J. Boseman Homer Elem. Bessie Coleman Martin Elem. Theora Harmon Ogden Elem. Rose Citizen Pietzsch Elem. Roxie Richard Price Elem. Mary Saveat Austin M.S. Denise Kenebrew King M.S. Kenyetta Wheaton Odom Academy Essie Riveria Smith M.S. Muriel Shynett South Park MS Wilhela Johnson Vincent M.S. Karen Prater Central H.S. Angela Cormier Ozen H.S. Josetta Williams West Brook H.S. Karen Bennett Kelly H.S. Gennero Kirtman OMOM Catholic Jamie Harris St. Anne Catholic Diana Barboza St. Anthony Catholic Cathy Hamilton Brown Center Bettye Duplantier Brown Center
10. Professional Development is provided to all parent facilitators in Beaumont ISD as learning opportunities to strengthen individual skills sets and build a strong resource base that will enhance and increase parental participation
17. One of the finest school districts in Texas and America!
19. TAKS Pre-LIM Performance (Grades 3-11) Report for 2011 BISD R/LA W M SS Sci 2011 89% 93% 83% 96% 85% 2010 87% 90% 78% 94% 83%
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26. Amelia Elementary Dunbar Elementary Field Elementary Fletcher Elementary French Elementary Homer Elementary Ogden Elementary Price Elementary
28. Beaumont ISD Family Activities
29. Yes – A legacy for the best school district possible for the children of our community…..
30. At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of a parent. Jane D. Hall