Parent and Family Engagement Policy

  • Bryan Middle School intends to follow the Title I Parent and Family engagement policy guidelines in accordance with federal law, Section 1116 (a-f) ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) of 2015.

    1. Parents and family members of all students are welcomed and encouraged to become involved with their child’s school and education.
      • Parent-Teacher Conference
      • Monthly and regularly schedule parent meetings
      • Conferences with teachers and support staff as needed
      • Regularly communication from the school about students’ progress

     

    1. Parents are involved in the planning, review, and improvements of the school’s Parental Engagement Policy through:
      • Parent Teacher Conferences
      • District Activities
      • Monthly and regularly schedule parent meetings with translators provided as needed.

     

    1. Annual meetings are held to inform parents of the school’s participation in the Title I program and Compact Review.

     

    1. Parent meetings are held at different times throughout the day and week, including but not limited to:
      • Open Hose Night
      • Parent Teacher Conferences
      • Parent Meetings during the school day and evenings
      • Other after school events to be announced as they are scheduled

     

    1. Title I funds may be used to pay reasonable and necessary expenses associated with parent involvement activities:
      • Scheduled parent meetings
      • Materials to support parent needs to improve knowledge of support needed in reading and math programs.

     

    1. Parents are involved in the planning, review, and improvements to the school’s Title I program via the Climate Survey; Title I Parent Satisfaction survey, annual parent meetings, scheduled parent meetings, and school newsletters.
    2. The parents are involved in the joint development of the School Wide plan through feedback and collaboration on the School Improvement Plan for 2020-2021and in the Fall 2021 Title I School Compact Review meeting.

     

                                                                                 

    1. Parents and guardians receive timely information about the Title I program through the following ways:
      • School newsletters
      • Parent-Teacher Conferences
      • Title I School Compact
      • School / District website
      • School messenger (email, auto-dialer)

     

    1. Parents and guardians receive a description and explanation of the curriculum in use at the school, the forms of academic assessments and how to measure student progress, and the proficiency levels students are expected to meet.
      • School newsletters
      • MAP assessment reports
      • Title I Parent Meetings / Parent Teacher Conferences
      • Title I School Compact
      • School / District website

     

    1. The school will provide assistance to parents with a description and explanation of the curriculum in use at school, the forms of academic assessment used to measure student progress and the proficiency levels students are expected to meet.
      • Open House
      • Newsletters
      • Informational Meetings at Fall and Spring Parent Teacher Conferences
      • Monthly and regularly scheduled parent meetings

     

    1. The school provides parents with opportunities for scheduled meetings to formulate suggestions and to participate in decisions relating to the education of their children.
      • Parent Teacher Conferences
      • Open House
      • Scheduled parent meetings-Family Engagement Nights

     

    1. A school-parent compact was jointly developed with parents; it outlines how parents, the entire school staff and students share in the responsibility for improved student achievement.
      • Newsletters
      • School wide policy and procedures
      • School Improvement Plan
      • Title I school compact
      • District Action Plan

     

    1. The school provides materials and training to help parents to work with their children to improve their children’s achievement.
      • Scheduled Parent Meetings
      • Opportunities to give feedback on the School Improvement Plan
      • Annual Title I school compact review