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Parental Involvement

Kephanie Dunn-Henderson
Title I Programs Specialist 
Telephone: 770-473-2700 ext. 700292
E-mail:  kephanie.dunn-henderson@clayton.k12.ga.us

Annual E3 Title I Conference

Title I Parent Involvement Policy

THE TITLE I PARENT ACADEMY
 

GET INVOLVED! Parent Involvement Brochure

One of the resources developed in collaboration with the Georgia Parent Information and Resource Center is a new brochure entitled Get the facts...get connected...GET INVOLVED! This brochure features fifteen ways parents can get involved in their child's education by offering tips for school and home.

WHAT IS PARENT INVOLVEMENT?
Parental Involvement means the participation of parents in regular, two-way, and meaningful communication involving student academic learning and other school activities. The involvement includes ensuring that parents play an integral role in assisting their child's learning; that parents are encouraged to be actively involved in their child's education at school; that parents are full partners in their child's education and are included, as appropriate, in decision making and on advisory committees to assist in the education of their child.

BENEFITS OF PARENT INVOLVEMENT

The benefits of parental involvement for students include:
Higher academic achievement.

  • Better attendance.
  • Higher grades and test scores, and enrollment in higher-level programs. 

The benefits of parental involvement for parents include:

  • A deeper understanding of educational programs and how schools operate.
  • Increased confidence in their ability to help their children learn at home.
  • Increased support for their children.

The benefits of parental involvement for teachers, administrators, and schools include:

  • Higher student achievement.
  • Increased student attendance.
  • A network of supportive parents and communities. 

Title I & Parental Involvement

In accordance with Title I, Part A, Clayton County Public Schools offers parents:

  • District and school level parental involvement policies.
  • Parent, Teacher, and Student Compacts.
  • Materials and/or resources to help parents work with their children.

Parent training that includes the understanding of:

  • The Georgia Standards of Excellence
  • State and local assessments.
  • The requirements of Title I and its programs.
  • College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI)
  • How to monitor your child's progress and work with teachers to improve their academic achievement.
  • The components and instructional strategies of Math, Science, Social Studies, and Reading.