Phone: 814-774-5666 Ext. 5983
Office: Administrative Office
1203 Lake Street
Girard PA 16417
TITLE I PROGRAM
A federally funded program to provide additional instruction for students having difficulty with reading and/or math. Title I teachers have specialized training and materials for effective intervention. The federal government provides funding to the state.
To receive funds each state must submit a plan describing:
The state educational agency (SEA) sends the money to school districts based on the number of families below a set income level.
The local school district identifies eligible schools and distributes Title I resources.
The school’s Title I program is revised each year by administrators, teachers and parents. A school improvement plan is written.
HOW A TITLE I PROGRAM CAN HELP CHILDREN
Title I schools work to:
Title I programs generally offer:
Title I teachers and other staff work closely together and offer parenting skills workshops.
Our school provids Schoolwide Title I services. This means all students in our school can benefit from the Title I program. To qualify for Schoolwide Title I services a school must have at least 40 perent of the children that meet certain income guidelines.
Student proress is measured each year by administrators, teachers and parents to ensure all students, including Title I students, are reaching the goals set for improvement.
State performance standards help schools measure progress by comparing yearly assessment of all students.
HOW YOU CAN HELP
Participate in your child’s education by:
Be aware of your child’s performance by:
FAMILY SCIENCE NIGHT
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 from 6:00-8:00 - for 4th grade
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 from 6:00-8:00 - for 2nd grade
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 - for 3rd grade
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 - for 1st grade
FAMILY MATH NIGHT
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 from 6:00-8:00 - for 3rd grade
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 6:00-8:00 - for 4th grade
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 - for 2nd grade
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 - for 1st grade
Title I Parent Information Meeting - Thursday, September 20, 2012 - Parents and guardians are invited to attend a meeting to review and adjust this year's Parent Involvement Procedure, Parent Involvement Policy and Compact. Other programs such as Family Math, Family Science, Partnerships with Parents and LOGIC Reading Nights will also be discussed.
Title I Phonics Family Night - Monday, December 10, 2012 - Parents/guardians and their child(ren) in kindergarten, 1st grade and 2nd grade are invited to attend. We will show you how to help your child(ren) become better readers and spellers. You will receive some background concering the phonics program that your child(ren) are using. Every child will be provided with a set of phonics rules and activities that you can use at home. Pizza will be served following the session and you will have an opportunity to ask questions regarding our reading program. We will also have door prizes. Please RSVP to Mrs. Robie in the EVES Office.
Title I Parent Training Night - Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - Parents/guardians are invited to come and learn different strategies to help their child learn at home. "What do the different terms mean?" "Are things taught differently than when I was in school?" These are a couple of the questions Teachers and Administrators will explain. Mr. Trudnowski and Mrs. Korb will be there to explain EVES curriculum and assessments. There will be five different "centers" for parents to visit such as:
Fluency - Mrs. Boyce
Vocabulary - Mrs. Coleman
Phonics - Miss Keene
Phonological Awareness - Mrs. Snyder
Comprehension - Mrs. Stark
Remember, this event is for every parent at Elk Valley Elementary School - not just parents of students receiving extra intervention. This event is for parents/guardians only, no students. Please RSVP to Mrs. Robie in the EVES office.
Title I End of the Year Information Meeting - Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - Parents/guardians of EVES students are invited to join Mr. Trudnowski and Mrs. Korb in reviewing the 2012 - 2013 school year's events, programs and school wide plan. After reviewing, they will listen to recommendations for improving these events, programs and school wide plan for the upcoming school year. This meeting is for parents/guardians only. Meeting will be held in the EVES SRC (library) from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Please RSVP to Mrs. Robie in the EVES office.