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Family Engagement Plan

PARENT AND FAMILY ENGAGEMENT POLICY ESSA SECTION 1116 2023-2024

1)    Clear Creek Intermediate shall jointly develop with, and distribute to, parents and family members of participating children a written parent and family engagement policy, agreed on by such parents, that shall describe the means for carrying out the requirements of ESSA Section 1116 subsections (c) through (f). Parents shall be notified of the policy in an understandable and uniform format and, to the extent practicable, provided in a language the parents can understand. Such policy shall be made available to the local community and updated periodically to meet the changing needs of parents and the school. Section 1116 (b)(1) & (e)(5)

(i)    CCI Mission: The mission of Clear Creek Intermediate, a learning community, is to engage, challenge, and inspire all students through innovative learning experiences.

(ii)   CCI Vision: Clear Creek will be an exceptional campus focused on innovative learning where students are prepared to create their future in an ever-changing world.

(iii) Title 1 Meeting: (3 options, PM, AM, and digital)

a.    Monday, September 18, 2023

b.    Tuesday, September 26, 2023

c.     Presented in Digital Newsletter on Sunday, October 1, 2023

(iv) CEIC Meetings:

1.    October 4, 2023

2.    November 8, 2023

3.    February 21, 2024

4.    May 8, 2024

(v)  PTO Meetings: The first Monday of every month

2)    Clear Creek Intermediate shall convene an annual meeting, at a convenient time, to which all parents of participating children shall be invited and encouraged to attend, to inform parents of their school’s participation under this part and to explain the requirements of this part, and the right of the parents to be involved; Section 1116 (c)(1)

(i)    Title 1 Meeting: (3 options, PM, AM, and digital)

a.    Monday, September 18, 2023

b.    Tuesday, September 26, 2023

c.     Presented in Digital Newsletter on Sunday, October 2, 2023

3)    Clear Creek Intermediate shall offer a flexible number of meetings, such as meetings in the morning or evening, and may provide, with funds provided under this part, transportation, childcare, or home visits, as such services relate to parental involvement; Section 1116 (c)(2)

a.    Title 1 meeting in morning, afternoon, and digital version

b.    Campus Website

c.     Social Media Outlets (Facebook

d.    Parent Square

e.    Presented in English and Spanish versions

4)    Clear Creek Intermediate shall involve parents, in an organized, ongoing, and timely way, in the planning, review, and improvement of programs under this part, including the planning, review, and improvement of the school parent and family engagement policy and the joint development of the schoolwide program plan under section 1114(b) (Campus Improvement Plan), except that if a school has in place a process for involving parents in the joint planning and design of the school’s programs, the school may use that process, if such process includes an adequate representation of parents of participating children; Section 1116 (c)(3)

a.    Title 1 Meetings

b.    PTO Meetings

c.     CEIC Meetings

d.    STAAR Assessment results both whole campus and individual reports

e.    Progress Reports

f.      Report Cards

g.    Parent Conferences

5)    Clear Creek Intermediate shall provide parents of participating children—

i)      timely information about programs under this part;

ii)     a description and explanation of the curriculum in use at the school, the forms of academic assessment used to measure student progress, and the achievement levels of the challenging State academic standards; and

iii)   if requested by parents, opportunities for regular meetings to formulate suggestions and to participate, as appropriate, in decisions relating to the education of their children, and respond to any such suggestions as soon as practicably possible; Section 1116 (c)(4)

a.    Notifications sent home or posted to digital communication outlets

b.    Parent Conferences

c.     Title 1 meeting

6)    If the schoolwide program plan (Campus Improvement Plan, CIP) under section 1114(b) is not satisfactory to the parents of participating children, submit any parent comments on the plan when the school makes the plan available to the local educational agency. Section 1116 (c)(5)

a.    September 18 and 26, 2023- areas of focus and improvement presented at Title 1 meeting to parents. Suggestions taken from parents

b.    October 4, 2023- CIP is reviewed with areas to focus and improved for the current school year included to parents.

c.     November 4, February 21, and May - CIP will be reviewed with committee and rate progression with doing a final evaluation of the plan in May.

7)    To ensure effective involvement of parents and to support a partnership among the school involved, parents, and the community to improve student academic achievement, Clear Creek Intermediate shall: Section 1116 (e)

a)    provide assistance to parents of children served by the school, as appropriate, in understanding such topics as the challenging State academic standards, State and local academic assessments, the requirements of this part, and how to monitor a child’s progress and work with educators to improve the achievement of their children; Section 1116 (e)(1)

a.   The state’s academic content standards.

b.    The state’s student academic achievement standards.

c.     How to monitor their child’s progress, and how to work with educators:

i.      Meet The Teacher Event

ii.     Student Portfolios within DMAC

iii.    Participation in ARD meetings by explaining individual student’s IEP.

iv.   Parent conferences requested by parents or school staff.

v.     504 meetings related to the individual student’s 504 plan.

b)    provide materials and training to help parents to work with their children to improve their children’s achievement, such as literacy training and using technology (including education about the harms of copyright piracy), as appropriate, to foster parental involvement; Section 1116 (e)(2)

a.    Instructions or help provided through weekly shout outs

b.    Parent Conference

(ii)   educate teachers, specialized instructional support personnel, principals, and other school leaders, and other staff, with the assistance of parents, in the value and utility of contributions of parents, and in how to reach out to, communicate with, and work with parents as equal partners, implement and coordinate parent programs, and build ties between parents and the school; Section 1116 (e)(3)

i.      Dyslexia Parent Night offered by Sanger ISD-October 24, 2023

ii.     ESL Parent Night offered by Sanger ISD

iii.    Sanger ISD Outreach/ Center. Back To School Bash-August 3, 2023

iv.   Sanger ISD Holiday Assistance- Community based-December 2023

(iii) to the extent feasible and appropriate, coordinate and integrate parent involvement programs and activities with other Federal, State, and local programs, including public preschool programs, and conduct other activities, such as parent resource centers, that encourage and support parents in more fully participating in the education of their children; Section 1116 (e)(4)

i.      Spring Carnival

ii.     Literacy Night

iii.    Fine Arts grade level performances

iv.   Field Trips

v.     Field Day

(iv) provide such other reasonable support for parental involvement activities as parents may request. Section 1116 (e)(14)

i.      Sanger Community Outreach

ii.     LTHS Grocery Store