Parent Engagement Compact

Bristol Township School District

 

6401 Mill Creek Rd., Levittown, PA 19057

215-943-3200


Bristol Township School District is committed to fostering and promoting family participation in our Title I programs. In accomplishing this goal, our schools will encourage parent participation in the development of our district wide parent involvement plan, and in continuing to improve our family involvement activities in accordance with Section 1112 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).


Goals

1. Schedule parent/family meetings and activities

2. Survey both parents/students annually

3. Conduct Conferences and parent contacts


Goal 1: BTSD will invite parents to annual Title I Family gatherings to ensure parent involvement in the decision making for our Title 1 programs, and to provide guidance in how to support their Title I child’s academic progress.

1. Letters of invitation to Title I Family gatherings

2. Disseminate Title I parent information, share Title I Parent Involvement Policy and review                      contents annually for parent input.

3. Reserve monies for Title I family involvement activities

4. Establish Title I Parent Involvement contact as: Federal Programs Coordinator

5. Ensure that parents of children with disabilities or limited English proficiency have the same access as other parents including information in a language and form that they can understand.

6. Disseminate district parent involvement policy.

7. Provide parent materials and training to support involvement in their child’s academic achievement.

8. Enhance the awareness and continue to develop the skills of teachers, pupil services personnel, principals, and staff in communicating and working with parents as equal partners in their child’s education.

9. Monitor each Title I school to ensure that the following documents are in place: Parent Involvement Policy,  School/Parent Compacts and Qualified teacher notice in addition to providing real time access to their child’s attendance and academic standing, provide technical assistance as need:  dissemination of state testing information, quarterly reports cards, bi-annual conferences, additional conferences as deemed necessary by teacher or family.

10. Encourage parent participation in the schools through volunteering/visiting

11. Encourage family participation by offering scheduled activities at a variety of times.

12. Provide resources for building parent understanding of child development, and academic strategies which are designed to support parents as partners in their child’s education.

13. Provide outreach and a transisional plan for Incoming kindergarteners and their parents.


Goal 2: BTSD will conduct evaluations on all aspects of our Title I Program to

ensure that we are meeting the needs of all families in supporting their child’s academic success.

1. Survey both parents and students to assess areas of strength and identify barriers

to parental involvement. Use this assessment in making recommendations to individual schools, specialists, teachers, etc.

2. Continue to collect parent participation data through the use of parent sign-ins for workshops, meetings and/or conferences.


Goal 3: In order to build a strong partnership with each child’s family, BTSD

staff will ensure open lines of communication in sharing student progress through the use of the following:

1. Allot time for parent-teacher conferences.

2. Parent Forum Meetings to keep parents appraised of district initiatives.

3. Training workshops for parents of Title I students.

4. Share information/access with parents for Infinite Campus so that

families can track their child’s grades and progress.

5. Share our district website where parents can access the following information:

their child’s school,  tips for helping meet the state standards, websites for reinforcement of activities

6. BTSD will provide parents, through district mailings, our district newsletter.