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Title: Scenic%20Hills%20Elementary%20School%202014%20Annual%20Title%20I%20Parent%20Meeting

Scenic Hills Elementary School2014 Annual Title
I Parent Meeting
  • Presented by
  • Herronda Harley, Professional Learning Coach
  • September 25, 2014

  • The purpose of Title I is to ensure
  • that all children have a fair, equal, and
  • significant opportunity to obtain a
  • high-quality education and reach, at a
  • minimum, proficiency on challenging
  • State academic achievement
  • standards and state academic
  • assessments.

What is Title I ?
  • Title I is a program that is funded by the
    Federal Government that provides extra assistance
    to help students meet national and state
    achievement standards.

Goals of Title I
  • Increase academic achievement
  • Provide direct instructional support to students
  • Provide professional development for teachers
  • Promote parent education and involvement.

How Title I Works
  • The federal government provides funding to states
    each year for Title I.
  • The State educational agencies send the money to
    the school district.
  • The local school district identifies eligible
    schools and provides Title I resources.
  • Title I serves children through Schoolwide
    Programs or Targeted Assistance Programs.

Parents Right to Know
  • All parents have the right to request the
  • A teachers professional qualifications,
    licensure, grade certification, or waivers
  • A teachers baccalaureate and/or graduate degree,
    fields of endorsement, or previous teaching
  • A paraprofessionals qualifications
  • An annual notice or review of Student Education

Parents Right to Know
  • All parents will receive information on the
  • Their option to request a transfer if their child
    becomes a victim of a violent crime
  • Their right to public school choice and
    supplemental services if their childs school is
    identified for school improvement
  • Their right to timely notification that their
    child has been taught for four or more
    consecutive weeks by a teacher who is not highly
  • Their childs level of achievement in each of the
    State academic assessments

School Achievement TCAP
  • Status of Scenic Hills
  • for 2013 2014

Math April 2013 Proficient and Advanced April 2014 29.3 32.5
Reading April, 2013 Proficient and Advanced April, 2014 27.6 28.8
Science April, 2013 Proficient and Advanced April, 2014 26.6 41.4
Additional Assessments
  • Assessments are used to help teachers determine
    if a student is understanding the content
    presented in the classroom.
  • In addition to TCAP, we use the following
    assessments for our students
  • Weekly skills tests in all core subjects K-5
  • Reading and Math benchmark tests
  • Progress Monitoring three times a year
  • Discovery Formative Assessments (K-5th)
  • TCAP 3rd-5th Grade Writing Assessment

Reporting Student Progress
  • Daily Reports
  • Weekly Reports
  • Progress Reports (every 4 ½ weeks)
  • Report Cards (every 9 weeks)
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences (Sept 18th and Feb.
  • Telephone Conferences
  • Student Folders/Agenda Books

Scenic Hills Elementary School Parental
Involvement Policy
  • Parents will become involved in the educational
    process by
  • Regularly attending school events
  • Serving on the Site-based Leadership Council and
    School Improvement Plan Committees
  • Using talent and resources to enhance the
    instructional program

Scenic Hills Elementary School Parental
  • School/Parent Compact An agreement that
    identifies the responsibilities of the school,
    the parent, and the student to ensure that all
    students are successful in all that they do.
  • Family Engagement Plan A written plan jointly
    developed with parents and teachers and staff
    that outlines expectations for
  • parent and community involvement.

Parent Involvement at Scenic Hills Elementary
  • Meet the principal/teachers
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences (1 each semester)
  • Skate Nights
  • Various meetings (Site-based Leadership, PTO)
  • Parent Workshops (Mr. Sample)
  • Family Events (Reading and Math Night
  • Awards Assemblies (After each report card)
  • Invitations to classroom activities
  • Other activities planned (Spring Coronation May

What Can I Do To Support My Child?
  • Share a love of learning
  • Read to your child
  • Ask your child to read to you
  • Limit TV time
  • Take advantage of the public library and the
    school media center
  • Show interest in your childs school day
  • Ask questions
  • Ask to see homework
  • Praise their efforts
  • Encourage good study habits-set aside a time and
    a quiet place for them to study and do homework

Get to Know Your School Communicate With
  • Attend school events
  • Visit the classroom
  • Volunteer at the school
  • Join parent organizations
  • Keep teachers informed
  • Attend special parent trainings through Title I
  • Attend parent-teacher conferences
  • Be prepared for the meetings
  • Consider whether you have met your
    responsibilities as stated in the parent-school
  • List your questions before the meeting

Process for Contacting Staff
  • If you have questions or concerns relating to
    your childs performance in school or other
    issues, please contact the school at 416-4342.

TCAP Preparation
  • What is TCAP?
  • The TCAP Achievement test uses multiple choice
    questions that provide a measure of knowledge and
    application skills in various subject areas for
    grades K-8. The results of the TCAP Achievement
    Test provide valuable information regarding
    student's progress in Tennessee.

  • Who will take the TCAP
  • Achievement Test?
  • The TCAP Achievement test is mandated for all
    students in grades 3rd through 8th.
  • The SAT-10 is mandated for all students in grades
    1st and 2nd.

  • What Subjects are covered?
  • The test for grades 1-2 includes reading,
    language arts, mathematics, science, social
    studies, word analysis, vocabulary, language
    mechanics, math computation, and spelling. This
    is called the Stanford Achievement Test, SAT 10
  • The tests for grades 3-8 include reading,
    language arts, mathematics, science, and social

  • When will the test be administered to Tennessee
  • TCAP Writing Assessment
  • February 2-27, 2015 (3-5th grade)
  • TCAP Achievement
  • April 28-May 4, 2015 (Grades 3-8)
  • TCAP Stanford 10
  • May 5-8, 2015 (Grades 1-2)

  • What can parent, teachers, school counselors
  • and administrators do to help prepare students
  • for the test?
  • During the School Year
  • Communicate any concerns regarding the student's
    performance immediately.
  • Be aware of your school's testing dates and
  • Ensure that the student completes all homework
  • Parents should set aside a daily study time.
  • Discuss the students' school work with him or her
  • Praise the student for hard work and good effort.
  • Encourage the student to ask questions at home
    and in class.
  • Convey to the student the importance of a good

  • On the Day of Testing Parent Should
  • Provide a healthy breakfast for your child.
  • Make sure that your child attends school.
  • Be sure that your child is at school on time and
  • Encourage your child to do the best work
  • Not cause your child any unnecessary stress
    regarding the test.

The 4Ps
  • Be Prompt
  • In class, at school on time ready to learn. Turn
    homework/classwork in on time.
  • Be Prepared
  • Have all materials and practice responsibility by
    taking care of belongings.
  • Be Polite
  • Use please, thank you, excuse me and THINK before
  • Be Positive
  • Always give your best! Make the most of each day!


  • Thank You For Attending!
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