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Mansfield City Schools


Family Involvement

                                     SCHOOL FAMILY INVOLVEMENT PLAN
                                        PROSPECT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

PART I – General Expectations

Prospect Staff will conduct an annual parent meeting in September. The presentation will include:

·    Annual review of Title 1 program, curriculum, assessment, and student performance, including expected achievement levels
·        Summary of state report cards
·        AYP explanation
·        Standards
·        Student expectations and compact
·        Parent suggestions
·        Review of federal programs

PART II – Description of how Prospect will implement required school parent involvement policy/plan components:

Prospect School will act to involve parents in the joint development of the school parental involvement plan through:

·        Communication

Prospect School will inform parents of the school’s participation in Title One programs:

·        Annual parent meeting/review of federal programs

Prospect School will provide parents children participating in Title One programs information in a timely manner about Title One programs that include description and explanation of the school’s curriculum, academic expectations and assessments:

·      Parent letter sent home at beginning of title services
·        Parent permission slip sent home at beginning of reading recovery program, explaining program to parents
·        Further information shared at conferences/open house

Prospect School will provide opportunities for parents to formulate suggestions and to participate in decisions about the education of their children:

·      Conferences
·        Phone calls
·        Plans for Success

Prospect School will provide each parent an individual student report about the performance of their child on assessments:

·        Report card at end of each nine weeks
·        LLI student progress report at end of each nine weeks
·        Reading recovery student progress report at end of nine weeks
·        Teacher communication as needed
·        IEP goal meeting

Prospect School will take the following action to provide each parent timely notice when their child has been assigned or has been taught for four (4) or more consecutive weeks by a teacher who is not H.Q.T.:

·      Follow district plan, currently 100% HQT

Prospect School will provide assistance to parents in understanding the following:

·      OAA
·        Matrix
·        Policy and procedures

Prospect School will provide materials and training to help parents work with their children to improve achievement by:

·      Parents are invited to observe a reading recovery lesson
·        Information sent home on how to help your child read at home
·        Math homework
·        Reading logs
·        Behavior folders
·        Tyger Communicator Folder

Prospect School will educate its teachers, pupil services personnel, principal, and other staff in how to reach out to, communicate with, and work with parents as equal partners in the value and utility of contributions of parents and will implement and coordinate parent programs and build ties between parents and schools by:

·      Prospect School will provide staff with professional development to build staff’s understanding of good family involvement
·        Prospect School staff will work together to provide professional development opportunities to explore the value of good family involvement and then take steps to achieve determined goals

Prospect School will attempt to coordinate and integrate parental involvement programs and activities with Preschool, Head Start and other such programs where appropriate.

Prospect School will take the following actions to ensure that information related to the school and parent programs, meetings and other activities is sent to parents of participating children in an understanding and uniform format, including alternative formats upon request, and to the extent practicable, in a language the parents can understand:

·        Tyger Communicator Folder
·        September – Open House
·        October – Student author visit
·        November
·        December
·        January
·        February
·        March
·        April
·        May
·        June