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PARENT COMPACT 2014-2015
 
 

Welch Elementary

School – Parent Compact

2014 – 2015

 

The Welch Elementary School, and the parents of the students participating in activities,

services, and programs funded by Title 1, Part A of the elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) (participating children), agree that this compact outlines how the parents, the entire school staff, and the students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement and the means by which the school and parents will build and develop a partnership that will help children achieve the State’s high standards.

This school-parent compact is in effect during school year 2014-2015.

 

School Responsibilities

Welch Elementary School will:

1.     Provide high-quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective learning environment that enables the participating children to meet the State’s student academic achievement standards as follows:

 

-        Implement instruction that supports content standards and objectives by utilizing the state mandated curriculum and high yield strategies

-        Research based instructional strategies

-        Staff collaboration weekly

-        Data analysis to provide needs based instruction

-        Keeping parent informed of student achievement

 

2.     Hold parent-teacher conferences (at least annually in elementary schools) during which this compact will be discussed as it relates to the individual child’s achievement. Specifically, those conferences will be held:

 

-        Open House (August 2014)

-        Parent Orientations (August 2014)

-        Data and Dessert (October, 2014, January, April 2015)

-        Parent Involvement Planning Meeting (March 2015)

 

3.     Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress. Specifically, the school will provide reports as follows:

 

-        Weekly/Monthly information packets

-        Mid-term progress reports

-        Nine week report card

-        Informal Assessments

-        Student Assistance Meetings (SAT) meetings when necessary

-        Assignment books

-        Data Notebooks

-        Positive phone calls

 

4.     Provide parents reasonable access to staff. Specifically, staff will be available for consultation with parents as follows:

 

-        Teacher’s daily conference and planning time

-        Data and dessert room visitations

-        Title 1 parent activities

-        School web page

 

5.     Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class, and to observe classroom activities as follows:

 

-        Read to Me Day

-        Dr. Seuss Day

-        Booknic

-        Various classroom activities throughout the year

 

 

Parent Responsibilities

 

We, as parents, will support our children’s learning in the following ways:

 

-        Monitoring attendance.

-        Make sure that homework is completed.

-        Monitoring amount of television their children watch.

-        Monitoring bed time.

-        Volunteering in my child’s classroom and at the school.

-        Communicate with the school, our children’s teacher(s), and other school officials about positive and negative factors involved with my children’s learning.

-        Attend school meetings and functions.

-        Be a positive role model.

-        Participating, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my children’s education.

-        Promoting positive use of my child’s extracurricular time.

-        Staying informed about my child’s education and communicating with the school by promptly reading all notices from the school or the school district either received by my child or by mail and responding, as appropriate.

-        Serving, to the extent possible, on policy advisory groups, such as being the Title 1, Part A parent representative on the school’s School Improvement Team, the Title 1 Policy Advisory Committee, the District wide Policy Advisory Council, the State’s Committee of Practitioners, the School Support Team or other school advisory or policy groups.

 

Optional Additional Provisions

 

Student Responsibilities (revise as appropriate to grade level)

We, as students, will share the responsibility to improve our academic achievement and achieve the State’s high standards. Specifically, we will:

-        Do my homework every day and ask for help when I need to.

-        Read at least 30 minutes every day outside of school time.

-         

-        Give to my parents or the adult who is responsible for my welfare all notices and information received by me from my school every day.

-        Get enough rest.

-        Pat attention.

-        Follow school rules.

-        Volunteer to help keep the school clean and safe.

-        Help other students.

-        Participate in class and school functions.

-        Be prepared and on time for class.

-        Be a positive role model.

 

Additional Required School Responsibilities (requirements that schools must follow, but optional as to being included in the school-parent compact)

 

The Welch Elementary School will:

 

1.     Involve parents in the planning, review, and improvement of the school’s Parent Involvement Policy, in an organized, ongoing, and timely way.

 

2.     Involve parents in the joint development of any schoolwide program plan in an organized, ongoing and timely way.

 

3.     Hold an annual meeting to inform parents of the school’s participation in Title 1, Part A programs, and to explain the Title 1, Part A requirements, and the right of parents to be involved in Title 1, Part A programs. The school will convene the meeting at a convenient time to parents and will offer a flexible number of additional parental involvement meetings, such as morning or evening, so that as many parents as possible are able to attend. The school will invite to this meeting all parents of children participating in Title 1, Part A programs (participating students), and will encourage them to attend.

 

4.     Provide information to parents of participating students in an understandable and uniform format, including alternative formats upon the request of parents with disabilities, and, to the extent practicable, in a language that parents can understand.

 

5.     Provide to parents of participating children information in a timely manner about Title 1, Part A programs that includes a description and explanation of the school’s curriculum, the forms of academic assessment used to measure children’s progress, and the proficiency levels students are expected to meet.

 

6.     On the request of parents, provide opportunities for regular meeting for parents to formulate suggestions, and to participate, as appropriate, in decisions about the education of their children. The school will respond to any such suggestions as soon as practicably possible.

 

7.     Provide to each parent an individual student report about the performance of their child on the State assessment in at least math, language arts and reading.

 

8.     Provide each parent timely notice when their child has been assigned or has been taught for four or more consecutive weeks by a teacher who is not highly qualified within the meaning of the term in section 200.56 of the Title 1 Final Regulations (67 Fed. Reg. 71710, December 2, 2002).

 

 

Optional School Responsibilities

To help build and develop a partnership with parents to help their children achieve the State’s high academic standards, the Welch Elementary School will:

1.     Recommend to the local educational agency (LEA), the names of parents of participating children of Title 1, Part A programs who are interested in serving on the State’s Committee of Practitioners and School Support Teams.

 

2.     Notify parents of the school’s participation in Save the Children operating within the school, the district and the contact information.

 

3.     Work with the LEA in addressing problems, if any, in implementing parental involvement activities in section 1118 of Title 1, Part A.

 

4.     Work with the LEA to ensure that a copy of the SEA’s written complaint procedures for resolving any issue of violations of a Federal statute or regulation of Title 1, Part A, programs is provided to parents of students and to appropriate private school officials or representatives.

 

 

 

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Welch Elementary School-Parent Compact 2014-2015

Please sign and cut this part off and return to school. Keep the rest for your records.

 

_Welch Elementary                        _______________________                      _______________________

            School                                            Parent (s)                                                     Student

 

 

 Welch Elementary

School – Parent Compact

2014 – 2015

 

The Welch Elementary School, and the parents of the students participating in activities,

services, and programs funded by Title 1, Part A of the elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) (participating children), agree that this compact outlines how the parents, the entire school staff, and the students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement and the means by which the school and parents will build and develop a partnership that will help children achieve the State’s high standards.

This school-parent compact is in effect during school year 2014-2015.

 

School Responsibilities

Welch Elementary School will:

1.     Provide high-quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective learning environment that enables the participating children to meet the State’s student academic achievement standards as follows:

 

-        Implement instruction that supports content standards and objectives by utilizing the state mandated curriculum and high yield strategies

-        Research based instructional strategies

-        Staff collaboration weekly

-        Data analysis to provide needs based instruction

-        Keeping parent informed of student achievement

 

2.     Hold parent-teacher conferences (at least annually in elementary schools) during which this compact will be discussed as it relates to the individual child’s achievement. Specifically, those conferences will be held:

 

-        Open House (August 2014)

-        Parent Orientations (August 2014)

-        Data and Dessert (October, 2014, January, April 2015)

-        Parent Involvement Planning Meeting (March 2015)

 

3.     Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress. Specifically, the school will provide reports as follows:

 

-        Weekly/Monthly information packets

-        Mid-term progress reports

-        Nine week report card

-        Informal Assessments

-        Student Assistance Meetings (SAT) meetings when necessary

-        Assignment books

-        Data Notebooks

-        Positive phone calls

 

4.     Provide parents reasonable access to staff. Specifically, staff will be available for consultation with parents as follows:

 

-        Teacher’s daily conference and planning time

-        Data and dessert room visitations

-        Title 1 parent activities

-        School web page

 

5.     Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class, and to observe classroom activities as follows:

 

-        Read to Me Day

-        Dr. Seuss Day

-        Booknic

-        Various classroom activities throughout the year

 

 

Parent Responsibilities

 

We, as parents, will support our children’s learning in the following ways:

 

-        Monitoring attendance.

-        Make sure that homework is completed.

-        Monitoring amount of television their children watch.

-        Monitoring bed time.

-        Volunteering in my child’s classroom and at the school.

-        Communicate with the school, our children’s teacher(s), and other school officials about positive and negative factors involved with my children’s learning.

-        Attend school meetings and functions.

-        Be a positive role model.

-        Participating, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my children’s education.

-        Promoting positive use of my child’s extracurricular time.

-        Staying informed about my child’s education and communicating with the school by promptly reading all notices from the school or the school district either received by my child or by mail and responding, as appropriate.

-        Serving, to the extent possible, on policy advisory groups, such as being the Title 1, Part A parent representative on the school’s School Improvement Team, the Title 1 Policy Advisory Committee, the District wide Policy Advisory Council, the State’s Committee of Practitioners, the School Support Team or other school advisory or policy groups.

 

Optional Additional Provisions

 

Student Responsibilities (revise as appropriate to grade level)

We, as students, will share the responsibility to improve our academic achievement and achieve the State’s high standards. Specifically, we will:

-        Do my homework every day and ask for help when I need to.

-        Read at least 30 minutes every day outside of school time.

-         

-        Give to my parents or the adult who is responsible for my welfare all notices and information received by me from my school every day.

-        Get enough rest.

-        Pat attention.

-        Follow school rules.

-        Volunteer to help keep the school clean and safe.

-        Help other students.

-        Participate in class and school functions.

-        Be prepared and on time for class.

-        Be a positive role model.

 

Additional Required School Responsibilities (requirements that schools must follow, but optional as to being included in the school-parent compact)

 

The Welch Elementary School will:

 

1.     Involve parents in the planning, review, and improvement of the school’s Parent Involvement Policy, in an organized, ongoing, and timely way.

 

2.     Involve parents in the joint development of any schoolwide program plan in an organized, ongoing and timely way.

 

3.     Hold an annual meeting to inform parents of the school’s participation in Title 1, Part A programs, and to explain the Title 1, Part A requirements, and the right of parents to be involved in Title 1, Part A programs. The school will convene the meeting at a convenient time to parents and will offer a flexible number of additional parental involvement meetings, such as morning or evening, so that as many parents as possible are able to attend. The school will invite to this meeting all parents of children participating in Title 1, Part A programs (participating students), and will encourage them to attend.

 

4.     Provide information to parents of participating students in an understandable and uniform format, including alternative formats upon the request of parents with disabilities, and, to the extent practicable, in a language that parents can understand.

 

5.     Provide to parents of participating children information in a timely manner about Title 1, Part A programs that includes a description and explanation of the school’s curriculum, the forms of academic assessment used to measure children’s progress, and the proficiency levels students are expected to meet.

 

6.     On the request of parents, provide opportunities for regular meeting for parents to formulate suggestions, and to participate, as appropriate, in decisions about the education of their children. The school will respond to any such suggestions as soon as practicably possible.

 

7.     Provide to each parent an individual student report about the performance of their child on the State assessment in at least math, language arts and reading.

 

8.     Provide each parent timely notice when their child has been assigned or has been taught for four or more consecutive weeks by a teacher who is not highly qualified within the meaning of the term in section 200.56 of the Title 1 Final Regulations (67 Fed. Reg. 71710, December 2, 2002).

 

 

Optional School Responsibilities

To help build and develop a partnership with parents to help their children achieve the State’s high academic standards, the Welch Elementary School will:

1.     Recommend to the local educational agency (LEA), the names of parents of participating children of Title 1, Part A programs who are interested in serving on the State’s Committee of Practitioners and School Support Teams.

 

2.     Notify parents of the school’s participation in Save the Children operating within the school, the district and the contact information.

 

3.     Work with the LEA in addressing problems, if any, in implementing parental involvement activities in section 1118 of Title 1, Part A.

 

4.     Work with the LEA to ensure that a copy of the SEA’s written complaint procedures for resolving any issue of violations of a Federal statute or regulation of Title 1, Part A, programs is provided to parents of students and to appropriate private school officials or representatives.

 

 

 

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Welch Elementary School-Parent Compact 2014-2015

Please sign and cut this part off and return to school. Keep the rest for your records.

 

_Welch Elementary                        _______________________                      _______________________

            School                                            Parent (s)                                                     Student

 

 

 Welch Elementary

School – Parent Compact

2014 – 2015

 

The Welch Elementary School, and the parents of the students participating in activities,

services, and programs funded by Title 1, Part A of the elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) (participating children), agree that this compact outlines how the parents, the entire school staff, and the students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement and the means by which the school and parents will build and develop a partnership that will help children achieve the State’s high standards.

This school-parent compact is in effect during school year 2014-2015.

 

School Responsibilities

Welch Elementary School will:

1.     Provide high-quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective learning environment that enables the participating children to meet the State’s student academic achievement standards as follows:

 

-        Implement instruction that supports content standards and objectives by utilizing the state mandated curriculum and high yield strategies

-        Research based instructional strategies

-        Staff collaboration weekly

-        Data analysis to provide needs based instruction

-        Keeping parent informed of student achievement

 

2.     Hold parent-teacher conferences (at least annually in elementary schools) during which this compact will be discussed as it relates to the individual child’s achievement. Specifically, those conferences will be held:

 

-        Open House (August 2014)

-        Parent Orientations (August 2014)

-        Data and Dessert (October, 2014, January, April 2015)

-        Parent Involvement Planning Meeting (March 2015)

 

3.     Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress. Specifically, the school will provide reports as follows:

 

-        Weekly/Monthly information packets

-        Mid-term progress reports

-        Nine week report card

-        Informal Assessments

-        Student Assistance Meetings (SAT) meetings when necessary

-        Assignment books

-        Data Notebooks

-        Positive phone calls

 

4.     Provide parents reasonable access to staff. Specifically, staff will be available for consultation with parents as follows:

 

-        Teacher’s daily conference and planning time

-        Data and dessert room visitations

-        Title 1 parent activities

-        School web page

 

5.     Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class, and to observe classroom activities as follows:

 

-        Read to Me Day

-        Dr. Seuss Day

-        Booknic

-        Various classroom activities throughout the year

 

 

Parent Responsibilities

 

We, as parents, will support our children’s learning in the following ways:

 

-        Monitoring attendance.

-        Make sure that homework is completed.

-        Monitoring amount of television their children watch.

-        Monitoring bed time.

-        Volunteering in my child’s classroom and at the school.

-        Communicate with the school, our children’s teacher(s), and other school officials about positive and negative factors involved with my children’s learning.

-        Attend school meetings and functions.

-        Be a positive role model.

-        Participating, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my children’s education.

-        Promoting positive use of my child’s extracurricular time.

-        Staying informed about my child’s education and communicating with the school by promptly reading all notices from the school or the school district either received by my child or by mail and responding, as appropriate.

-        Serving, to the extent possible, on policy advisory groups, such as being the Title 1, Part A parent representative on the school’s School Improvement Team, the Title 1 Policy Advisory Committee, the District wide Policy Advisory Council, the State’s Committee of Practitioners, the School Support Team or other school advisory or policy groups.

 

Optional Additional Provisions

 

Student Responsibilities (revise as appropriate to grade level)

We, as students, will share the responsibility to improve our academic achievement and achieve the State’s high standards. Specifically, we will:

-        Do my homework every day and ask for help when I need to.

-        Read at least 30 minutes every day outside of school time.

-         

-        Give to my parents or the adult who is responsible for my welfare all notices and information received by me from my school every day.

-        Get enough rest.

-        Pat attention.

-        Follow school rules.

-        Volunteer to help keep the school clean and safe.

-        Help other students.

-        Participate in class and school functions.

-        Be prepared and on time for class.

-        Be a positive role model.

 

Additional Required School Responsibilities (requirements that schools must follow, but optional as to being included in the school-parent compact)

 

The Welch Elementary School will:

 

1.     Involve parents in the planning, review, and improvement of the school’s Parent Involvement Policy, in an organized, ongoing, and timely way.

 

2.     Involve parents in the joint development of any schoolwide program plan in an organized, ongoing and timely way.

 

3.     Hold an annual meeting to inform parents of the school’s participation in Title 1, Part A programs, and to explain the Title 1, Part A requirements, and the right of parents to be involved in Title 1, Part A programs. The school will convene the meeting at a convenient time to parents and will offer a flexible number of additional parental involvement meetings, such as morning or evening, so that as many parents as possible are able to attend. The school will invite to this meeting all parents of children participating in Title 1, Part A programs (participating students), and will encourage them to attend.

 

4.     Provide information to parents of participating students in an understandable and uniform format, including alternative formats upon the request of parents with disabilities, and, to the extent practicable, in a language that parents can understand.

 

5.     Provide to parents of participating children information in a timely manner about Title 1, Part A programs that includes a description and explanation of the school’s curriculum, the forms of academic assessment used to measure children’s progress, and the proficiency levels students are expected to meet.

 

6.     On the request of parents, provide opportunities for regular meeting for parents to formulate suggestions, and to participate, as appropriate, in decisions about the education of their children. The school will respond to any such suggestions as soon as practicably possible.

 

7.     Provide to each parent an individual student report about the performance of their child on the State assessment in at least math, language arts and reading.

 

8.     Provide each parent timely notice when their child has been assigned or has been taught for four or more consecutive weeks by a teacher who is not highly qualified within the meaning of the term in section 200.56 of the Title 1 Final Regulations (67 Fed. Reg. 71710, December 2, 2002).

 

 

Optional School Responsibilities

To help build and develop a partnership with parents to help their children achieve the State’s high academic standards, the Welch Elementary School will:

1.     Recommend to the local educational agency (LEA), the names of parents of participating children of Title 1, Part A programs who are interested in serving on the State’s Committee of Practitioners and School Support Teams.

 

2.     Notify parents of the school’s participation in Save the Children operating within the school, the district and the contact information.

 

3.     Work with the LEA in addressing problems, if any, in implementing parental involvement activities in section 1118 of Title 1, Part A.

 

4.     Work with the LEA to ensure that a copy of the SEA’s written complaint procedures for resolving any issue of violations of a Federal statute or regulation of Title 1, Part A, programs is provided to parents of students and to appropriate private school officials or representatives.

 

 

 

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Welch Elementary School-Parent Compact 2014-2015

Please sign and cut this part off and return to school. Keep the rest for your records.

 

_Welch Elementary                        _______________________                      _______________________

            School                                            Parent (s)                                                     Student

 

 

 Welch Elementary

School – Parent Compact

2014 – 2015

 

The Welch Elementary School, and the parents of the students participating in activities,

services, and programs funded by Title 1, Part A of the elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) (participating children), agree that this compact outlines how the parents, the entire school staff, and the students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement and the means by which the school and parents will build and develop a partnership that will help children achieve the State’s high standards.

This school-parent compact is in effect during school year 2014-2015.

 

School Responsibilities

Welch Elementary School will:

1.     Provide high-quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective learning environment that enables the participating children to meet the State’s student academic achievement standards as follows:

 

-        Implement instruction that supports content standards and objectives by utilizing the state mandated curriculum and high yield strategies

-        Research based instructional strategies

-        Staff collaboration weekly

-        Data analysis to provide needs based instruction

-        Keeping parent informed of student achievement

 

2.     Hold parent-teacher conferences (at least annually in elementary schools) during which this compact will be discussed as it relates to the individual child’s achievement. Specifically, those conferences will be held:

 

-        Open House (August 2014)

-        Parent Orientations (August 2014)

-        Data and Dessert (October, 2014, January, April 2015)

-        Parent Involvement Planning Meeting (March 2015)

 

3.     Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress. Specifically, the school will provide reports as follows:

 

-        Weekly/Monthly information packets

-        Mid-term progress reports

-        Nine week report card

-        Informal Assessments

-        Student Assistance Meetings (SAT) meetings when necessary

-        Assignment books

-        Data Notebooks

-        Positive phone calls

 

4.     Provide parents reasonable access to staff. Specifically, staff will be available for consultation with parents as follows:

 

-        Teacher’s daily conference and planning time

-        Data and dessert room visitations

-        Title 1 parent activities

-        School web page

 

5.     Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class, and to observe classroom activities as follows:

 

-        Read to Me Day

-        Dr. Seuss Day

-        Booknic

-        Various classroom activities throughout the year

 

 

Parent Responsibilities

 

We, as parents, will support our children’s learning in the following ways:

 

-        Monitoring attendance.

-        Make sure that homework is completed.

-        Monitoring amount of television their children watch.

-        Monitoring bed time.

-        Volunteering in my child’s classroom and at the school.

-        Communicate with the school, our children’s teacher(s), and other school officials about positive and negative factors involved with my children’s learning.

-        Attend school meetings and functions.

-        Be a positive role model.

-        Participating, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my children’s education.

-        Promoting positive use of my child’s extracurricular time.

-        Staying informed about my child’s education and communicating with the school by promptly reading all notices from the school or the school district either received by my child or by mail and responding, as appropriate.

-        Serving, to the extent possible, on policy advisory groups, such as being the Title 1, Part A parent representative on the school’s School Improvement Team, the Title 1 Policy Advisory Committee, the District wide Policy Advisory Council, the State’s Committee of Practitioners, the School Support Team or other school advisory or policy groups.

 

Optional Additional Provisions

 

Student Responsibilities (revise as appropriate to grade level)

We, as students, will share the responsibility to improve our academic achievement and achieve the State’s high standards. Specifically, we will:

-        Do my homework every day and ask for help when I need to.

-        Read at least 30 minutes every day outside of school time.

-         

-        Give to my parents or the adult who is responsible for my welfare all notices and information received by me from my school every day.

-        Get enough rest.

-        Pat attention.

-        Follow school rules.

-        Volunteer to help keep the school clean and safe.

-        Help other students.

-        Participate in class and school functions.

-        Be prepared and on time for class.

-        Be a positive role model.

 

Additional Required School Responsibilities (requirements that schools must follow, but optional as to being included in the school-parent compact)

 

The Welch Elementary School will:

 

1.     Involve parents in the planning, review, and improvement of the school’s Parent Involvement Policy, in an organized, ongoing, and timely way.

 

2.     Involve parents in the joint development of any schoolwide program plan in an organized, ongoing and timely way.

 

3.     Hold an annual meeting to inform parents of the school’s participation in Title 1, Part A programs, and to explain the Title 1, Part A requirements, and the right of parents to be involved in Title 1, Part A programs. The school will convene the meeting at a convenient time to parents and will offer a flexible number of additional parental involvement meetings, such as morning or evening, so that as many parents as possible are able to attend. The school will invite to this meeting all parents of children participating in Title 1, Part A programs (participating students), and will encourage them to attend.

 

4.     Provide information to parents of participating students in an understandable and uniform format, including alternative formats upon the request of parents with disabilities, and, to the extent practicable, in a language that parents can understand.

 

5.     Provide to parents of participating children information in a timely manner about Title 1, Part A programs that includes a description and explanation of the school’s curriculum, the forms of academic assessment used to measure children’s progress, and the proficiency levels students are expected to meet.

 

6.     On the request of parents, provide opportunities for regular meeting for parents to formulate suggestions, and to participate, as appropriate, in decisions about the education of their children. The school will respond to any such suggestions as soon as practicably possible.

 

7.     Provide to each parent an individual student report about the performance of their child on the State assessment in at least math, language arts and reading.

 

8.     Provide each parent timely notice when their child has been assigned or has been taught for four or more consecutive weeks by a teacher who is not highly qualified within the meaning of the term in section 200.56 of the Title 1 Final Regulations (67 Fed. Reg. 71710, December 2, 2002).

 

 

Optional School Responsibilities

To help build and develop a partnership with parents to help their children achieve the State’s high academic standards, the Welch Elementary School will:

1.     Recommend to the local educational agency (LEA), the names of parents of participating children of Title 1, Part A programs who are interested in serving on the State’s Committee of Practitioners and School Support Teams.

 

2.     Notify parents of the school’s participation in Save the Children operating within the school, the district and the contact information.

 

3.     Work with the LEA in addressing problems, if any, in implementing parental involvement activities in section 1118 of Title 1, Part A.

 

4.     Work with the LEA to ensure that a copy of the SEA’s written complaint procedures for resolving any issue of violations of a Federal statute or regulation of Title 1, Part A, programs is provided to parents of students and to appropriate private school officials or representatives.

 

 

 

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Welch Elementary School-Parent Compact 2014-2015

Please sign and cut this part off and return to school. Keep the rest for your records.

 

_Welch Elementary                        _______________________                      _______________________

            School                                            Parent (s)                                                     Student

 

 

 Welch Elementary

School – Parent Compact

2014 – 2015

 

The Welch Elementary School, and the parents of the students participating in activities,

services, and programs funded by Title 1, Part A of the elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) (participating children), agree that this compact outlines how the parents, the entire school staff, and the students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement and the means by which the school and parents will build and develop a partnership that will help children achieve the State’s high standards.

This school-parent compact is in effect during school year 2014-2015.

 

School Responsibilities

Welch Elementary School will:

1.     Provide high-quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective learning environment that enables the participating children to meet the State’s student academic achievement standards as follows:

 

-        Implement instruction that supports content standards and objectives by utilizing the state mandated curriculum and high yield strategies

-        Research based instructional strategies

-        Staff collaboration weekly

-        Data analysis to provide needs based instruction

-        Keeping parent informed of student achievement

 

2.     Hold parent-teacher conferences (at least annually in elementary schools) during which this compact will be discussed as it relates to the individual child’s achievement. Specifically, those conferences will be held:

 

-        Open House (August 2014)

-        Parent Orientations (August 2014)

-        Data and Dessert (October, 2014, January, April 2015)

-        Parent Involvement Planning Meeting (March 2015)

 

3.     Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress. Specifically, the school will provide reports as follows:

 

-        Weekly/Monthly information packets

-        Mid-term progress reports

-        Nine week report card

-        Informal Assessments

-        Student Assistance Meetings (SAT) meetings when necessary

-        Assignment books

-        Data Notebooks

-        Positive phone calls

 

4.     Provide parents reasonable access to staff. Specifically, staff will be available for consultation with parents as follows:

 

-        Teacher’s daily conference and planning time

-        Data and dessert room visitations

-        Title 1 parent activities

-        School web page

 

5.     Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class, and to observe classroom activities as follows:

 

-        Read to Me Day

-        Dr. Seuss Day

-        Booknic

-        Various classroom activities throughout the year

 

 

Parent Responsibilities

 

We, as parents, will support our children’s learning in the following ways:

 

-        Monitoring attendance.

-        Make sure that homework is completed.

-        Monitoring amount of television their children watch.

-        Monitoring bed time.

-        Volunteering in my child’s classroom and at the school.

-        Communicate with the school, our children’s teacher(s), and other school officials about positive and negative factors involved with my children’s learning.

-        Attend school meetings and functions.

-        Be a positive role model.

-        Participating, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my children’s education.

-        Promoting positive use of my child’s extracurricular time.

-        Staying informed about my child’s education and communicating with the school by promptly reading all notices from the school or the school district either received by my child or by mail and responding, as appropriate.

-        Serving, to the extent possible, on policy advisory groups, such as being the Title 1, Part A parent representative on the school’s School Improvement Team, the Title 1 Policy Advisory Committee, the District wide Policy Advisory Council, the State’s Committee of Practitioners, the School Support Team or other school advisory or policy groups.

 

Optional Additional Provisions

 

Student Responsibilities (revise as appropriate to grade level)

We, as students, will share the responsibility to improve our academic achievement and achieve the State’s high standards. Specifically, we will:

-        Do my homework every day and ask for help when I need to.

-        Read at least 30 minutes every day outside of school time.

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-        Give to my parents or the adult who is responsible for my welfare all notices and information received by me from my school every day.

-        Get enough rest.

-        Pat attention.

-        Follow school rules.

-        Volunteer to help keep the school clean and safe.

-        Help other students.

-        Participate in class and school functions.

-        Be prepared and on time for class.

-        Be a positive role model.

 

Additional Required School Responsibilities (requirements that schools must follow, but optional as to being included in the school-parent compact)

 

The Welch Elementary School will:

 

1.     Involve parents in the planning, review, and improvement of the school’s Parent Involvement Policy, in an organized, ongoing, and timely way.

 

2.     Involve parents in the joint development of any schoolwide program plan in an organized, ongoing and timely way.

 

3.     Hold an annual meeting to inform parents of the school’s participation in Title 1, Part A programs, and to explain the Title 1, Part A requirements, and the right of parents to be involved in Title 1, Part A programs. The school will convene the meeting at a convenient time to parents and will offer a flexible number of additional parental involvement meetings, such as morning or evening, so that as many parents as possible are able to attend. The school will invite to this meeting all parents of children participating in Title 1, Part A programs (participating students), and will encourage them to attend.

 

4.     Provide information to parents of participating students in an understandable and uniform format, including alternative formats upon the request of parents with disabilities, and, to the extent practicable, in a language that parents can understand.

 

5.     Provide to parents of participating children information in a timely manner about Title 1, Part A programs that includes a description and explanation of the school’s curriculum, the forms of academic assessment used to measure children’s progress, and the proficiency levels students are expected to meet.

 

6.     On the request of parents, provide opportunities for regular meeting for parents to formulate suggestions, and to participate, as appropriate, in decisions about the education of their children. The school will respond to any such suggestions as soon as practicably possible.

 

7.     Provide to each parent an individual student report about the performance of their child on the State assessment in at least math, language arts and reading.

 

8.     Provide each parent timely notice when their child has been assigned or has been taught for four or more consecutive weeks by a teacher who is not highly qualified within the meaning of the term in section 200.56 of the Title 1 Final Regulations (67 Fed. Reg. 71710, December 2, 2002).

 

 

Optional School Responsibilities

To help build and develop a partnership with parents to help their children achieve the State’s high academic standards, the Welch Elementary School will:

1.     Recommend to the local educational agency (LEA), the names of parents of participating children of Title 1, Part A programs who are interested in serving on the State’s Committee of Practitioners and School Support Teams.

 

2.     Notify parents of the school’s participation in Save the Children operating within the school, the district and the contact information.

 

3.     Work with the LEA in addressing problems, if any, in implementing parental involvement activities in section 1118 of Title 1, Part A.

 

4.     Work with the LEA to ensure that a copy of the SEA’s written complaint procedures for resolving any issue of violations of a Federal statute or regulation of Title 1, Part A, programs is provided to parents of students and to appropriate private school officials or representatives.

 

 

 

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Welch Elementary School-Parent Compact 2014-2015

Please sign and cut this part off and return to school. Keep the rest for your records.

 

_Welch Elementary                        _______________________                      _______________________

            School                                            Parent (s)                                                     Student

 

 

 

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