Parent Involvement Policy
Walnut Cove Elementary
Title I Parental Involvement Policy
Walnut cove Elementary believes that the education of children should be a cooperative effort between the parents, the schools, and the community. Parents are their children's first teachers. Parental involvement positively impacts the effectiveness of the Title I program and contributes significantly to the academic, social, and emotional success of the children.
The Walnut Cove Elementary Title I staff, in compliance with all State and Federal requirements will:
- Provide parents a copy of the Stokes County Schools Title I Parental Involvement Policy;
- Invite parents to attend an annual meeting to be informed of the Title I Program and activities supported by the program;
- Invite parents to attend community engagement events where the teachers and staff will work with parents in developing positive relationships between home and school, engage in the curriculum, and engage parents on how they can help support their child’s education.
- Provide Parent/Teacher/Student Compact to outline the responsibilities and roles of each stakeholder;
- Provide opportunities for participation in school activities for all parents and legal guardians, including parents with disabilities, and limited English proficiency;
- Offer a number of meetings, workshops, and parent conferences at flexible times to promote improved student achievement;
- Involve parents in the planning, review and improvement of programs;
- Assist parents in understanding State academic content, student performance standards, and state and local assessments;
- Keep parents informed about curriculum, assessment, and student progress;
- Provide opportunities for parents to volunteer in their child's class or school as well as observe/participate in classroom learning activities;
- Ensure that information related to school and parent programs, meetings, and other activities is sent home in a language that both parents and students can understand;
- Inform parents of the Parent's Right to Knowabout teacher and paraprofessional qualifications
- Educate administrative and instructional staff in the value of parental involvement, how to implement and coordinate parent programs, and build ties between parents and the school.