•  Fairfield Area Elementary School

    Title I Parental Involvement Policy


    Part I. General Expectations


    The Fairfield Area Elementary School will take the following actions to involve parents in the joint development of its school parental involvement plan:

    -At the Fall Title I parent meetings the proposed Fairfield Area

     Elementary School Parental Involvement Plan will be presented to parents

     in written form for their review and suggestions.  Revisions to the plan

     will be discussed and accepted at the meeting.  The approved Fairfield

     Area Elementary School Parental Involvement Plan will be sent to parents

     in written format after these Fall meetings.



    Part II.  Description of how the school will implement required school parental involvement policy components

    A.  The Fairfield Area Elementary School will take the following actions to

          provide for parental involvement:

    -Hold an annual meeting to inform parents of their school’s participation

      in Title I and to explain the requirements of the program.

    -Involve parents in the planning, review and revision of the program,

      including the parental involvement policy.  

    -Provide parents of participating children with information about the

      instructional programs and assessments included in Title I, the

      proficiency of their children and the proficiency levels children are

      expected to meet.

    -Offer parents access to Title I staff through phone calls, e-mail, notes,

      messages, and individual conferences.


    B.  The Fairfield Area Elementary School will jointly develop with parents of all

          Title I children a school/parent compact.  This compact will outline how

          parents, the school staff and students will share the responsibility for

          improving student academic achievement, and define the means for

          developing the partnership between the school and parents that is necessary

          for efficient achievement of the standards. The compact will:

    -Describe the school’s responsibility to provide high quality curriculum

     and instruction as well as a supportive learning environment.

                            -Describe parents’ responsibility for supporting their children’s learning

    -Address the importance of communication between teachers and parents

      through meetings, parent-teacher conferences, progress reports, and

      informal contacts such as phone calls, notes and e-mails.


    C.  The Fairfield Area Elementary School will ensure effective involvement of

          parents and support a partnership among the school, parents and community in

          order to improve student academic achievement.  The school will undertake

          the following:

    -Provide assistance to parents in understanding the State’s academic

     content standards and state and local assessments.

    -Provide parents with ideas and strategies for working with their children

     at home.

    -Provide staff with information on involving and partnering with parents

     to ensure the academic achievement of Title I students.

    -Coordinate and integrate parent involvement programs with Head Start

     and private preschools, as requested.

    -Provide information related to school and parent programs and meetings

     in a format that is accessible to parents.


    D.    The Fairfield Area Elementary School will provide full opportunities for the participation of parents with limited English proficiency, parents with disabilities, and parents of migratory children including providing information and school reports in a format and, to the extent possible, in a language that parents understand.


    Part III.  Adoption

                The Elementary School Title I Parental Involvement Policy has been developed jointly with, and agreed on with, parents of children participating in Title I, Part A programs, as evidenced by: parent signatures of attendance at the 5/11/17 Spring Title I Parent meeting and the accompanying agenda.                                                                   


                This policy will be in effect for the period of one year.  The school district will distribute this policy to all parents of participating Title I, Part A children.



                                                                                        Karen C Kugler                                 

                                                                            Signature of Title I Coordinator

Last Modified on May 7, 2018