EVERGREEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Title I, Part A Parental Involvement Plan

I, Erin Quainton, do hereby certify that all facts, figures, and representations made in this application are true, correct, and consistent with the statement of assurances for these waivers. Furthermore, all applicable statutes, regulations, and procedures; administrative and programmatic requirements; and procedures for fiscal control and maintenance of records will be implemented to ensure proper accountability for the expenditure of funds on this project. All records necessary to substantiate these requirements will be available for review by appropriate state and federal staff. I further certify that all expenditures will be obligated on or after the effective date and prior to the termination date of the project. Disbursements will be reported only as appropriate to this project, and will not be used for matching funds on this or any special project, where prohibited.


  • The school will be governed by the statutory definition of parental involvement, and will carry out programs, activities, and procedures in accordance with the definition outlined in Section 9101(32), ESEA;
  • Involve the parents of children served in Title I, Part A in decisions about how Title I, Part A funds reserved for parental involvement are spent [Section 1118(b)(1) and (c)(3)];
  • Jointly develop/revise with parents the school parental involvement policy and distribute it to parents of participating children and make available the parental involvement plan to the local community [Section 1118 (b)(1)];
  • Involve parents, in an organized, ongoing, and timely way, in the planning, review, and improvement of programs under this part, including the planning, review, and improvement of the school parental involvement policy and the joint development of the schoolwide program plan under section 1114(b)(2) [Section 1118(c)(3)];
  • Use the findings of the parental involvement policy review to design strategies for more effective parental involvement, and to revise, if necessary, the school’s parental involvement policy [Section 1118(a)(E)];
  • If the plan for Title I, Part A, developed under Section 1112, is not satisfactory to the parents of participating children, the school will submit parent comments with the plan when the school submits the plan to the local educational agency [Section 1118(b)(4)];
  • Provide to each parent an individual student report about the performance of their child on the state assessment in at least mathematics, language arts, and reading [Section 1111(h)(6)(B)(i)];
  • Provide each parent timely notice when their child has been assigned or has been taught for four (4) or more consecutive weeks by a teacher who is not highly qualified within the meaning of the term in 34 CFR Section 200.56 [Section 1111(h)(6)(B)(ii)]; and
  • Provide each parent timely notice information regarding their right to request information on the professional qualifications of the student's classroom teachers and paraprofessionals [Section (h)(6)(A)].


Signature of Principal or Designee

Date Signed


Mission Statement 

Parental Involvement Mission Statement  


Evergreen Parents will:

1. Ensure their child has perfect attendance.

2. Support, monitor and encourage their child to read 30 minutes every day. They understand this skill is crucial to their child's present and future success.

3.Partner with the teacher, administration and staff to support their child.


Involvement of Parents

Describe how the school will involve parents in an organized, ongoing, and timely manner, in the planning, review, and improvement of Title I programs including involvement in the decisions regarding how funds for parental involvement will be used [Sections1118(c)(3), 1114(b)(2), and 1118(a)(2)(B)].


The Evergreen Elementary SAC along with selected members of the Leadership Committee are responsible for the planning, review, and improvement of the Title 1 Program.

SAC is comprised of faculty and parents that are voted on by the committee.

SAC members are selected by providing forms to teachers to complete to nominate stakeholders. These nominations are used to make appointments to the SAC. Members will be elected by their peer group. For parents, the school will make an announcement home for a drive in membership to the SAC.

Upon vacancy, the chairperson will make notification and post in a general location where the peer group will then vote. Teachers are elected by teachers, support staff will be elected by support staff, and parents through PTO, open house, and through public request by letters home and phone system request for members.

Minutes are taken at each meeting.

Parents are notified of SAC meetings including School Improvement Planning and Review meetings through the monthly school newsletter . The agenda for the meeting is available in the school office a week in advance.


Coordination and Integration

Describe how the school will coordinate and integrate parental involvement programs and activities that teach parents how to help their children at home, to the extent feasible and appropriate, including but not limited to, other federal programs such as: Head Start, Early Reading First, Even Start, Home Instruction Programs for Preschool Youngsters, the Parents as Teachers Program, public preschool, Title I, Part C, Title II, Title III, Title IV, and Title VI [Section 1118(e)(4)].






Voluntary Pre-K

The Title 1 office along with VPK coordinator will coordinate transition programs for students entering Evergreen and the eligible students will receive the ELLM curriculum to help them learn to be school ready. Parents will receive information from teacher on skills being learned and how to help their child by reminding them of school rules, reading to their child and getting in to the routine of looking through their backpack every day.


Kindergarten Registration

Upon registration for Kindergarten parents receive information concerning expectations for the coming year, curriculum information, and basic school information. Before the school year, parents are invited to an orientation where they will receive more specific information on what to expect for their student. The first week of school, parents are invited to walk their child to class daily to assist in this transition.



Pre-K students attending Evergreen with active IEP's are provided required services through MTSS and support facilitation within the classroom setting.



At the Annual Meeting and in the guidance department parents are provided with the Title One brochure that contains information on HIPPY. This information includes advertising of the HIPPY program and the counselor will stress creating a reading home with the parent.


Title 1

Parents will receive information regarding the Title I resource center and the mobile resource center dates at the school so that they are aware of the tools available to them to help their children from home


Title 1 Part A

Evergreen school receives funding for supplemental services and support.


Title 1 Part C

Contact migrant services in the event we have a migrant student.


Title II

Teachers attend district provided trainings, as well as Title I trainings.


Title III

ESOL students are supported by ESOL paraprofessional and ESOL services are contacted regarding these students.


Title X

Contact Suzanne McGuire regarding student assistance.



Annual Parent Meeting

Describe the specific steps the school will take to conduct an annual meeting designed to inform parents of participating children about the school’s Title I program, the nature of the Title I program (schoolwide or targeted assistance), Adequately Yearly Progress, school choice, supplemental educational services, and the rights of parents. Include timeline, persons responsible, and evidence the school will use to demonstrate the effectiveness of the activity [Section 1118(c)(1)].




Person Responsible


Evidence of Effectiveness


Annual Meeting before Open House powerpoint


September 16, 2014

Surveys/Sign-in sheets


Annual Meeting Notification


September 1, 2014




Flexible Parent Meetings

Describe how the school will offer a flexible number of meetings, such as meetings in the morning or evening, and may provide with Title I funds, transportation, child care, or home visits, as such services related to parental involvement [Section 1118(c)(2)].


Evergreen Elementary teachers and administration will ensure that workshops and meetings are offered at flexible times. At the annual meeting there will be discussion with parents asking specific questions including times, dates and needs of parents for parent involvement workshops, parent-teacher conferences, SAC and PTO meetings, etc. The information will be gathered and reviewed by the SAC, PTO and Leadership Committee to ensure that we are providing parents with a convenient time for parent activities.
Parent Conference Night- after school 1:00-5:00 pm
Donuts with Dad, Muffins with Mom -Reading Strategies for parents 7:15 am.

Children are welcome at all evening activities.

Building Capacity

Describe how the school will implement activities that will build the 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 [Section 1118(e)]. Describe the actions the school will take to provide materials and training to help parents work with their child to improve their child’s academic achievement [Section 1118(e)(2)].Include information on how the school will provide other reasonable support for parental involvement activities under Section 1118 as parents may request [Section 1118(e)(14)].



Content and Type of Activity

Person Responsible

Anticipated Impact on Student Achievement


Evidence of Effectiveness


Pastries for Parents- Reading time. Focus on comprehension strategies

Reading Coach

Increase student achievement in reading and comprehension

Nov-December 2014

sheets, handouts, parent evaluations.


Parent Conference Night


Increase student achievement through behavior redirection with assistance from parents and academic goals being set with parent as partner for teacher

1st and 3rd nine weeks

Parent Feedback form and conference notes


Science Fair and Curriculum Night

Assistant Principal/Academic coach

Increase student achievement in the area of science knowledge through hands on science interaction and increased parent knowledge of curriculum plans

February 26 6:00 - 7:30

Parent surveys


Knight and Day 365 Reading daily Program where students are encouraged to read thirty minutes per night and have parents sign off on their reading

Reading Coach

Increase student achievement through parent involvement in daily reading practice

August 25 - June 5

Signed reading logs


Math Night at Winn Dixie where students and parents come to Winn Dixie to interact with parents and teachers while solving math puzzles throughout the store that are grade level appropriate

Academic coach

Increase student achievement in math knowledge through real life practice

January 2015

Parent survey, sign in sheets







Staff Training

Describe the professional development activities the school will provide to educate the 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 [Section 1118(e)(3)].



Content and Type of Activity

Person Responsible

Anticipated Impact on Student Achievement


Evidence of Effectiveness


Effective conferencing with parents

Academic coach/Dean

To improve the ability of staff to work effectively with parents so that students can reach their personal best in the classroom

September 2014 during beginning teacher meeting

Parent Conference forms completed


PBS Training

Academic Coach/Dean

Improving school wide expectations and behavior by developing common language among all staff members and encouraging use in students

August 2014-June 2015

SOAR Expectation revisions, posters, tracking forms, and discipline process


MTSS Training

Guidance Counselor/School Psychologist

To assist teachers in navigating the MTSS process so that they have the ability to help struggling students and provide information to parents regarding the process so that struggling students can be identified and provided supports in order to be successful

October 2014 during grade level meetings

Agenda from meeting and feedback from teachers


Call Log Implementation Training


To implement a school wide program for making positive parent contact so that parents are able to hear about the positive accomplishments their student is making in school and increasing parent involvement in the learning process

August 2014-May 2015

Call logs from teachers


Other Activities

Describe the other activities, such as parent resource centers, the school will conduct to encourage and support parents in more fully participating in the education of their children [Section 1118 (e)(4)].

Title I Parent Resource Center on Wheels - Provides resources for parents to use with their children- Schedule rec'd from District Title I office. Sign in sheets provided to the school at the end of the school year.

Parent Conferences - Scheduled throughout the 2014-2015 school year to encourage effective communication between the school and families.

Student Planners-Taken home daily - Provided to students (using Title I funds) to increase communication from school to home and home to school.

The principal is responsible for ensuring that each of these activities is completed and effective.


Describe how the school will provide parents of participating children the following [Section 1118(c)(4)]:

  • Timely information about the Title I programs [Section 1118(c)(4)(A)];
  • Description and explanation of the curriculum at the school, the forms of academic assessment used to measure student progress, and the proficiency levels students are expected to meet [Section 1118(c)(4)(B)];
  • If requested by parents, opportunities for regular meetings to formulate suggestions and to participate, as appropriate, in decisions relating to the education of their children[Section 1118(c)(4)(C)]; and
  • If the schoolwide program plan under Section 1114 (b)(2) is not satisfactory to the parents of participating children, the school will include submit the parents’ comments with the plan that will be made available to the local education agency [Section 1118(c)(5)].


The Parent Involvement Plan (PIP) will be sent out in print to each home through the student in October. It will be printed in English and Spanish. The PIP will also be available on the school website. Teachers will be available to discuss the PIP with parents as needed. Additional copies will be in the school office.

Notifications of workshops, conferences and other parent activities will be sent out at least a week in advance. All notifications sent by the school will be dated and a copy will be kept in the front office.

Monthly Newsletters and Calendars provide information with upcoming events and ways to support their child's education.

If requested by parents, opportunities for regular meetings to formulate suggestions and to participate, as appropriate, in decisions relating to the education of their children.



Describe how the school will provide full opportunities for participation in parental involvement activities for all parents (including parents with limited English proficiency, disabilities, and migratory children). Include how the school plans to share information related to school and parent programs, meetings, school reports, and other activities in an understandable and uniform format and to the extent practical, in a language parents can understand [Section 1118(e)(5) and 1118(f)].


The Parent Involvement Plan(PIP) will be sent out to each home in December. It will be printed in English and Spanish.

Translators will be available at all parent meetings and parent activities to provide translation services to ensure that parents are able to fully participate. The English Language Survey results will be used to determine specific needs for translations.

Monthly newsletters and other communication will be provided for parents in English and Spanish (approved by principal and copies are filed for documentation).

FDLRS provides information, training and support to Evergreen families of ESE students. The guidance office is available to provide assistance and/or locate resources for parents of exceptional or special needs students at our school.   EGE is fully accessible for parents with disabilities and they will have access to parent involvement activities and services the school will provide.