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Parental Involvement

Carver Heights Elementary Parent and Family Engagement Policy: 2nd Letter 
Carver Heights Elementary adheres to the philosophy that parental engagement is essential in the total teaching and learning process of children.  Our Annual Title I public meeting was held September 23rd , to discuss our school wide project, federal regulations, and requirements as it relates to our Title I program and parents’ rights to be involved. The link will be in Class Dojo.  School-Parent Compact Agreements will be sent home next week that outlines how parents, school staff, and students will share the responsibility for improved students’ achievement. 
Carver Heights Elementary provides the following parental engagement activities:
Parent Resource Center, located in Room 101 is equipped with resources 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
    • Carver Heights Parent Teacher Community Organization (PTCO)
    • Carver Heights Parent Advisory Council (PAC)
    • Wayne County Schools Advisory Council
    • Inclusion of Selected Parents on School Improvement Teams and Committees
    • Carver Heights Report Card shared annually 
    • Home/school communications through school website, student handbook, newsletters, progress reports, etc.
Carver Heights Elementary 
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
I have received the Parent and Family Engagement Policy and the Parents Right to Know Statement.
Parent Signature _____________________________________          Date ______________________
Print Parent’s Name ____________________________ Student’s Name ________________________
Teachers Name_________________________________         ***Return to Ms. Adams

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