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W. D. Williams Elementary School 

Parental Involvement Policy

When schools and families work together to support learning, everyone benefits.

W. D. Williams Elementary offers opportunity for parental involvement by:


  • Including parents on the Parent Advisory Council, PTO Board and School Improvement Team.
  • Inviting parents to conference with teachers about their children’s academic performance. 
  • Providing an annual meeting to inform parents of Title I and to explain the benefits and requirements of the Title I program. 
  • Offering parent surveys to obtain information on topics of interest for parent workshops and convenient meeting times. 
  • Providing materials and training to assist parents with their children’s educational needs. 
  • Completing a Home and School Compact that outlines how parents, the entire school staff, and students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement. 
  • Communicating with parents regularly in a format easy to understand and providing written translations to parents with limited English proficiency whenever available.
  • Encouraging parents to visit and volunteer in classrooms. 
  • Providing transition programs for families entering Kindergarten and transitioning to middle school. 
  • Offering a flexible schedule for parent meetings (morning/afternoon/evening) in order to accommodate all parents. 
  • Involving parents in an organized, ongoing, timely way to plan, review, and improve programs such as the Parental Involvement Policy and Plan. 
  • Yearly meetings to discuss academic assessments used to measure student progress and proficiency levels that students are expected to meet. 
  • Provide reasonable support for parental involvement at parents' request.

 

W. D. Williams Elementary School  ▪  2017-2018 Parental Involvement Plan

 Parental involvement is a key element in academic success of students.  At W. D. Williams Elementary we believe when schools and families work together to support learning, everyone benefits.  Parental support and involvement come in many forms at our school as indicated below.

 

FALL 2017

  • Schoolwide Meet Your Teacher (Morning Meeting).
    • Schoolwide Family Curriculum Night (Evening Meeting)
  • Open House/Annual Meeting Information at each grade level. (Evening Meeting)
  • Parent Literacy Workshop (Evening Meeting)
  • Parent/Teacher beginning of the year conferences.
  • School specific Home School Compacts signed and returned.
  • Countdown to Kindergarten (Afternoon Meeting)
  • Makers Faire (Evening Meeting)
  • Report cards and progress reports.
  • Monthly newsletters sent home.

 

 WINTER 2017-2018
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  • Thanksgiving/Christmas holiday meals (Afternoon Meeting)
  • Awards Program (Morning Meeting)
  • Report cards and progress reports.
  • PTO Program (Evening Meeting)
  • Monthly newsletters sent home.
  • Makers Faire (Evening Meeting)
  • Book Fair (Morning/Afternoon/Evening Meeting)
  • Curriculum Parent Workshops (Morning/Evening Meetings).

 

SPRING 2018

  • EOG Parent Information (Afternoon Meeting)
  • Kindergarten Family Night (Evening Meeting)
  • Kindergarten Transition Night (Evening Meeting)
  • 5th Grade Parent Night Transition (Evening Meeting)
  • Awards Program (Morning Meeting)
  • Report cards and progress reports.
  • Monthly newsletters sent home.
    • Book Fair (Morning/Afternoon/Evening Meeting)
  • Curriculum Parent Workshops (Morning/Evening Meetings).
  • Schoolwide Family Transition Night (Evening)

 

 SUMMER 2018

  • Extended school opportunities for students in grades K-3.
  • Bookmobile servicing local student neighborhoods.

 

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