Hodges Elementary School Parental Involvement Policy


    Hodges School Parental Involvement Policy 2020-2021

    COVID-19 Updates in Red


    The Title I Parental Involvement section of Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Public Law 114-95 Section 1116, PARENT AND FAMILY ENGAGEMENT requires each Title I school to jointly develop with and distribute to parents of participating children, a written parental involvement policy.  The purpose of Title I is to provide activities and services which support students in meeting the state’s academic standards. Schools receiving Title I, art A funds must implement programs and activities for the involvement of parents.  In order to build a dynamic, home-school partnership,  _______Hodges______

    will implement the following parental involvement activities:



    Parental Involvement Policy Requirements

    The school will  involve parents in the joint development and joint agreement of its School Parental Involvement Policy and its school wide plan, if applicable, in an organized, ongoing, and timely way under section 1118(b) of the ESEA.

    -Organize PTA, IES-SST & GOALS confer. Mtgs. 

    -Org. a Par.Invlvmt. Com. & Camp. Leadership Team/CIP 

    -Provide parents with a calendar of events & survey.

    -Develop a Compact btwn. Par./Teachers/Students.

    The school will distribute to parents of participating children and the local community, the School Parental Involvement Policy.

    LISD & Hodges Website.

    -GOALS Day Parent/Guardian/Teacher Confer.      (COVID 19 Virtual Meeting)

    -Title 1 Committee Meeting

    The school will convene an annual meeting to inform parents of the following:

    Title 1 Awareness Meeting-Open Hse/Brkfst. Mtg.

     -Parental Invlvmt. Plan, Parent Compact, & Cal.

    The school will provide to parents of participating children a 

    description and explanation of the curriculum in use at the

    school, the forms of academic assessment used to measure student progress, and the proficiency levels students are expected to meet.

    GOALS Conferences W/Parents & Teachers

    (COVID 19 Virtual Meeting) 

    -Student Progress Reports & Report Cards.

    -Weekly Take Home Folders-STAAR awareness Mtg

    -TEKS expect. Grade Book access, Par. Newsletters

    -Pre-K & Kindergarten Orientation Meeting

    Shared Responsibilities for High Student Academic Achievement

    The school will build the schools’ and parent’s capacity for strong parental involvement, in order to ensure effective involvement of parents and to support a partnership among the school involved, parents, and the community to improve student academic achievement.

    -GOALS Day & Parental Involvement Committee.

    -Open House, PTA & Title 1 Awareness Mtg.

    (COVID 19 Virtual Meeting)

    - Brkfst, Brn Bag,& Coffee W/the Principal Mtgs

    -Building Strong Families  Conf. & Fine Arts Show

    --Reading Awareness & Health Fair Night

    - Parent Meetings (STAAR) & Parenting Classes

    (COVID 19 Virtual Meeting) 

    The school will, with the assistance of its district, provide 

    materials and training to help parents work with their children to improve their children’s academic achievement, such as literacy training, and using technology, as appropriate, to foster parental involvement.

    Title 1 Meeting- Monthly Parenting Meetings.

    -Annual Building Strong Families Conference.

    -PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention & Supt.)

    -Reading & Math, Science Connection, Technology 

      Parent /Student / Teacher Night.

    -AVID College & Career Evening Presentation.

    (COVID 19 Virtual Meetings)

    The school will, with the assistance of its district and parents,

    educate its teachers, pupil services personnel, principals and

    other staff, in how to reach out to, communicate with, and work

    with parents as equal partners, in the value and utility of contributions of parents, and in how to implement and coordinate parent programs and build ties between parents and schools.

    -Soc.Wker will provide Title 1 Par. Training W/staff.

    -Social Worker will make necessary home visits.

    -Title 1 planning committee & attend PTA meetings

    - Attend Building Strong Families Conference

    -Organize parent morning, lunch & evening Meetings

    -District Title 1 Meeting & Title 1 Awareness Mtg. 

    (COVID 19 Virtual Meetings)

    The school will, to the extent feasible and appropriate, take the

    following actions to ensure that information related to the school

    and parent-programs, meetings, and other activities, is sent to the

    parents of participating children in an understandable and

    uniform format, including alternative formats upon request, and, to the extent practicable, in a language the parents can understand.

    -Hard copy of parent calendar, invitations & survey.

    -LISD All Call System & Website 

    -SST, ARD, Parent Survey, CIP, GPS parent conferences, home visits, and phone calls

    -Weekly Take Home Folders & newsletters. 

    -Letters of notification from the state/federal level

    Goal 3 from CIP: School will strengthen partnerships with the community to increase shared responsibility and trust.

    -All Call System & Website, Home Visits, Parent calls, Take Home Folders.

    Building Capacity for Involvement

    The School Parental Involvement Policy may include additional discretionary activities that the school, in consultation with its parents, chooses to undertake to build parents’ capacity for involvement in the school to support their children’s academic achievement.

    Parent morning, lunch & evening educational mtgs.

    -Perfect Attendance & Family Literacy Mtg -Red Ribbon & Shaking Baby Educational Programs

    -PTA Health & Book Fair Night   

    -AVID College & Career Night, Newsletters   

    (COVID 19 Virtual Meetings)