Eastern Wayne Middle School
Parent and Family Engagement Policy
Eastern Wayne Middle School adheres to the philosophy that parental involvement is essential in the total teaching and learning process of children. A Title I public meeting will be held on Sept. 27, 2022, to discuss our school-wide project(s), federal regulations, and requirements that relate to our Title I program and parents’ right to be involved. School-Parent Compact Agreements that outline how parents, school staff, and students will share the responsibilities for improving students’ achievement will be sent home soon.
Eastern Wayne Middle School provides the following parental engagement activities:
Parent Workshops and Seminars offered throughout the year.
Curriculum night events to explain our policies, curriculum, and classroom expectations
Eastern Wayne Middle School Parent Advisory Council (PAC)
Wayne County School Advisory Council
Inclusion of Selected Parents on School Improvement Teams and Committees
Eastern Wayne Middle School’s Report Card sent home annually
Home/school communications through school website, online WCPS student handbooks, newsletters, progress reports, Instant Connect phone calls, Talking Points communication system, etc.
Eastern Wayne Middle School
PARENTS RIGHT TO KNOW STATEMENT
As required by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Title I Part A, information is available at your child’s school including, but not limited, to the following:
1. The School Improvement Plan
2. Qualifications of your child’s teacher and instructional assistant:
If the teacher met state qualification and licensing criteria for the grade levels and subject areas in which the teacher provides instruction
If the teacher is teaching under emergency or provisional status per state qualification or licensing standards
If the teacher is teaching in the field of discipline of the certification of the teacher
Whether the child is provided services by paraprofessionals and if so, their qualifications
3. Timely notice that the student has been assigned, or taught for 4 or more consecutive weeks by a teacher who does not meet applicable state certification or licensure requirements
4. Professional development opportunities for teachers and instructional assistants to ensure highly effective personnel.
5. Information regarding state and local testing policy; information regarding student participation in any mandated assessments, including a procedure or parental right to opt the child out of such assessment
6. Information on required assessments
7. Opportunities for parent engagement and input
8. The Wayne County Public Schools’ Improvement Plan
9. The Wayne County Public Schools’ Title I Parent and Family Engagement Plan and School Parent and Family Engagement Plan
10. Wayne County Public Schools’ Report Card & School Report Card