• Lincoln Elementary
    Title I Parent Involvement Plan 2016-2017

    1. When & How Title I, Part A Will Be Explained to Parents

    • Title I will be explained to parents at Meet and Greet in September.

    • Title I will be explained to parents at the Family Reading Night in

      October.

    • Title I will be explained to parents at the November PTO meeting.

    • Title I will be explained to parents at fall and spring Parent/Teacher

      Conferences.

      2. How & When Additional Meetings Will be Held

    • Additional meetings will be held at the Title I Spring Advisory Meeting.

    • Parents can also contact the Title I teacher anytime with questions via telephone, e-mail, or in person.

      3. How Parents Will Be Involved In Planning, Reviewing, and Improving This Plan

    • Parents will be involved in planning, reviewing, and improving this plan through the annual Hoquiam School District Title I Parent Advisory Meeting.

    • Feedback will also be welcome at PTO meetings.

    • Parents can also communicate needs at conference times via the

      telephone, e-mail, or meeting with the Title I teacher.

    • Parents can also communicate needs throughout the year via

      telephone, e-mail or meeting with the Title I teacher.

    4. How Parents Will Be Provided Information About The Title I Program

    Parents will be provided information about the Title I program throughout the year in the following ways:

    • A parent involvement brochure will be given to all parents at the

      August “Meet and Greet” event.

    • Copies of the “Lincoln School Parent Involvement” brochure are

      available in the school office.

    • Copies of the “Parent’s Guide to Title I” brochure are available in the

      school office.

    • Parents will receive a District Reading and Math Assessment Letter

      explaining their child’s placement in reading and/or math skills groups

      after fall, winter, and spring benchmark assessments.

    • A monthly newsletter will be sent home from the principal and

      classroom newsletters will also be sent home.

    • District and school web sites provide information for parents about

      Title I and parent involvement.

      5. How Parents May Participate In Their Child’s Education

      Ways Parents are encouraged to participate in their child’s education at Lincoln Elementary:

    • Parents may request meetings with their child’s teacher, principal, or Title I teacher at anytime to discuss the educational needs of their child.

    • Parents can participate in decisions related to their child’s education at Parent Teacher Conferences and/or Guidance Team Meetings.

    • Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend school functions such as Family Reading Night, Family Math Night, Career Reading Nights, and Art Night.

    • Ensuring that homework is completed is an important way for parents to understand and reinforce concepts being taught in the classroom.

    • Our ELL instructor translates information for our Spanish-speaking population.

    • Parents are encouraged to participate with their child in the Lincoln Home Reading Program called “Read like a Champion.”

    1. How School Personnel Will Respond to Parent’s Requests and Suggestions

      • As a staff we work together to create a Title I School Improvement Plan each year in response to parent input.

      • At our annual parent advisory meeting, our staff listens and responds to parent suggestions and requests.

      • Parent input is also considered when placing students in intervention groups and when creating overall academic and behavioral plans for students.

      • Parents are invited to attend guidance team meetings regarding their child’s academic and behavioral needs at school.

    2. How Parents Will Be Involved in the Development of the School/Parent Compact

      • Parents will be involved in the development of the School/Parent Compact through the Title I advisory meeting in the spring.

      • Input from last spring’s strategic planning meeting was compiled and was used to revise the plan for the 2016-2017school year.

      • Input from the parent advisory meeting in spring 2017 will be compiled and used to revise the plan for the 2017-2018 school year.

      • Parents are encouraged to contact the Title I teacher with suggestions, comments, or questions about the School/Parent Compact

    3. Ways Parents May Be More Effectively Involved With School Personnel in Improving Student Achievement

      • Targeted students and parents will be invited to attend parent education reading classes.

      • Parents may request meetings, provide suggestions, and participate in decisions related to their child’s education by attending Parent- Teacher Conferences.

      • Parents can attend and/or request guidance team meetings to help create academic and behavior plans for their child.

      • Parents can attend school functions or volunteer in classrooms.

      • Parents can ensure that all homework is completed correctly.

      • Parents can ensure that their child is reading at home 20 minutes

    nightly.

    Parents can communicate with school personnel, including their child’s teacher, via e-mail, telephone, or in person with questions and concerns about their child’s education.

    9. Other Ways Parents May Be Involved

    • Parents are encouraged to attend our Meet and Greet, Open House, Family Reading and Math Nights, monthly Career Reading Nights, Skating Nights, Craft Night, and Art Night.

    • Parents are encouraged to attend monthly PTO meetings.

    • Parents are encouraged to volunteer at the school.

    • Parents may volunteer to be a chaperone on a class field trip.

    Hoquiam School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:

    Title IX Coordinator
    Jimelle Morgan, Director of Special Services 305 Simpson Ave.
    360 538-8291
    jmorgan@hoquiam.net

    Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator Mike Parker, Superintendent
    305 Simpson Ave.
    360 538-8200 mparker@hoquiam.net

    Section 504/ADA Coordinator
    Jimelle Morgan, Director of Special Services 305 Simpson Ave.
    360 538-8290
    jmorgan@hoquiam.net