• Upper Moreland Primary School
    Title I – Reading
    Title I Parent Involvement Building Plan
     
    The Upper Moreland Primary School, in collaboration with our Title I Parent Advisory Council, has jointly developed and agreed upon this Title I Parent Involvement Plan. The purpose of this plan is to encourage and increase parent participation in the development and implementation of our school programs.
     

    The Upper Moreland Primary School Title I Advisory Council is comprised of Title I staff, parents of Title I students and the principal. The Council annually reviews and makes modifications as needed to the Parent Involvement Plan.
     

    This Title I Parent Involvement Plan was devised in accordance with Federal requirements. Title I funds are utilized to provide parents with support and the opportunity to attend meetings and workshops. The Title I funds will help provide parents with childcare, transportation, material and refreshments.
     
    I. Involve parents in the joint development and annual review of the following:
    • Parent Involvement Plan
    • Home and School Compact
    • Needs Assessment Survey
    II. Convene an annual fall Open House for all Title I program participants to explain:
    • Home and School Compact
    • Title I Program components
    • Assessment/progress reports
    • Communication/contact information
    • Pennsylvania Standards/ UMTSD Curriculum
    • School report cards information, including proficiency levels
    • Parent Involvement Plan
    • Needs Assessment Survey
    III. Schedule Parent-Teacher Conferences to discuss the following:
    • Individual student progress in program
    • Individual student assessment results
    • School/family issues that may be impacting student's performance
    • Parents' questions and concerns regarding academic progress
    • Title I progress reports
    • All Title I parents should schedule a fall & spring parent-teacher conference with the Title I teacher.
    IV. Ongoing Communication between home and school will occur through:
    • School-wide monthly newsletters
    • Progress reports on Title I unit assessments
    • Report card comments
    • District email
    • District website
    • Workshops
    V. Build capacity for strong parental involvement and communication through:
    • Workshops
    • Scheduling meetings and workshops at various times/days/dates
    • Addressing a variety of topics based on parental input
    • Providing childcare, and refreshments
    • Acquiring car pool information for parents who do not have transportation
    • Access community resources such as U.M. Free Library
    VI. Conduct an annual evaluation to:
    • Determine level of parent participation
    • Identify barriers that limit parental participation
    • Use findings to design strategies for improvement of parent involvement
    • Measure the success of Title I program
Last Modified on October 5, 2009