Parent Involvement

Northeast Elementary Parent and Family Engagement Policy


This School adheres to the philosophy that parental engagement is essential in the total teaching and learning process of children. . School-Parent Compact Agreements will be sent home at the beginning of the year that outlines how parents, school staff, and students will share the responsibility for improved students' achievement

Northeast Elementary provides the following parental engagement activities:

- Parent Resource Center, located in the front of the media center is equipped with materials (books, kits, games, etc.) that parents may check out to use with their child. - Parent Workshops and Seminars offered throughout the year

- Curriculum night events for each grade level to explain our policies, curriculum, and classroom expectations - Classroom and School Volunteer Program

- NEE's Parent Teacher Association (PTA)

- NEE's Parent Advisory Council ( PAC) - Wayne County Schools Advisory Council Inclusion of Selected Parents on School Improvement Teams and Committees - This School's Report Card sent home annually Home/school communications through school website, student handbook, newsletters, progress reports, etc. 

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:
 Whether the North Carolina Department of Education has licensed or qualified the teacher for the grades and subjects he or she teaches.
 Whether the North Carolina Department of Education has decided that the teacher can teach in a classroom without being licensed or qualified under state regulations because of special circumstances.
 The teacher’s college major; whether the teacher has any advanced degrees and, if so, the subject of the degrees.
 Whether any instructional assistants or similar paraprofessionals provide services to your child and, if they do, their qualifications.
3. Professional development opportunities for teachers and instructional assistants to ensure highly effective personnel.
4. Opportunities for parent engagement and input
5. The Wayne County Public Schools’ Improvement Plan
6. The Wayne County Public Schools’ Title I Parent and Family Engagement Plan and School Parent and Family Engagement Plan
7. Wayne County Public Schools’ Report Card
8. School Report Card

Please contact Julie West, Principal, at 919-705-6030 for additional information.


Helpful Strategies

CUBES math strategy UNRAVEL and CUBES are two strategies every parent should know about!

UNRAVEL is a reading strategy designed to make students more aware of the text that they are reading.
It is broken up into three different colors here to show what is done before reading, during reading, and after reading.
Blue- before reading
Green- during reading
Red- after reading
Underline the title
Now make a prediction
Run through and number the paragraphs
Always read the questions first and underline key words
Venture through and read the text
Eliminate crazy answers
Look back and prove your answer

Reading Tips

  • Choose a quiet spot for you and your child.
  • Read aloud at least 15 minutes a day to your child.
  • Obtain library cards for yourself and your children.
  • Make a special place in your home where your child can read and write.
  • Keep books and other reading materials where your child can reach them.
  • Keep washable, crayons and markers and paper where your child can reach them
  • Take books and writing supplies when  you leave home, so that your child can read and write wherever you go.
  • Show your child how you read every day for fun and work.
  • Point out to your child the printed words in your home and in the community.
  •  Talk with your children about their experiences.
  •  Listen to your child.
  •  Talk about how you use reading every day.
  •  Talk about every day happenings. Explain what you are doing and how things work.
  •  Make your reading fun by using different voices for different parts of the story.Talk about the book that you are reading with your child and help your child make connections.
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