Parent Involvement Policy
Morton Elementary School Parent Involvement Policy/ Póliza para la Participación de los Padres 2020-2021
Morton Elementary School will involve parents in the joint development of the Title I plan and the process of school review and improvement.
An adequate number of parents will work collaboratively with any Morton Elementary committee in an organized, ongoing, and timely way, in planning, review, and improvement of the Title I program.
Annually, the school will convene a meeting to which all parents of participating students are invited, to inform the parents of the school’s participation in the Title I program and of the parents’ right to be involved.
Parents will be provided timely information about available programs.
Parents will be provided with the school performance profiles and assistance with interpreting their child’s individual assessment results.
Parents will be provided a description and explanation of the curriculum in use at the school, the forms of assessment used to measure student progress, and the proficient levels students are expected to meet.
Parents will be provided with opportunities for regular meetings to formulate suggestions, share experiences with other parents, and to participate in decisions relating to the education of their children.
Parents will receive a timely response to their suggestions.
The school will coordinate, and provide technical assistance and other support necessary to assist parents in actively participating in the planning and implementing of parent involvement program.
Parent Involvement will be coordinated and integrated with the parent involvement strategies of other programs such as ISB classes, computer class, reading program, educational parent workshops, Parents as Teachers, Nutrition Classes from A&M University of Texas, Wellness Programs, and Parenting Partners etc...
Parents will jointly conduct an evaluation of the content and effectiveness of the parental involvement policy and revise as necessary.
The school shall jointly develop with, and distribute to parents a written parental involvement policy that describes the requirements in an understandable and uniform format.
The school district shall submit to the Texas Education Agency along with the parent involvement plan any comments of dissatisfaction with the parent involvement program
Each month the school will host parent meetings at varying times to address issues of concern to the children/families of Morton Elementary School.