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Parent and Family Engagement Policy

Franklin County Schools

2023- 2024 School Year                               Policy Revised September 11, 2023

What is Title I? 

The purpose of Title I is to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach, at a minimum, proficiency on challenging state academic achievement standards and state academic assessments.

Who to Contact?

Geoffrey Hawthorne
Title I Director
Frank Wiggins
Principal
Latelle Williams
Asst. Principal

 

School Plan for Shared Student Achievement

Let's Get Together!

Our School will host the following events to build capacity for strong parental involvement. Our goal is to support a partnership among the school, parents, and the community to improve student academic achievement.
 
DATE: March 2023 
LOCATION: YES
KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION
Parents receive important information for kindergarten registration. This
includes medical information, curriculum information, and additional resources.
DATE: 7/13/2023
YES, 1st - 5th 
DATE: 7/20/2023
YES, PK-K
4:00-6:00 PM
OPEN HOUSE EVENTS
PK through Fifth grade students and parents are invited to Open House to meet
teachers and receive information about schedules and needed materials. Child
nutrition, school bus transportation, Before and Aftercare resources will also be
available.
DATE: 9/12/2023
TIME: 6:00  
LOCATION: YES
ANNUAL TITLE 1 MEETING
Annual Meeting will be an opportunity for parents to learn about school
programs funded by Title 1. The principal will also share data and progress on
the school’s improvement plan. Parents will attend break out sessions by grade
level which will focus on curriculum, assessment, and programs.
DATE: 2/27/2024
TIME: 5:00-7:00 PM
LOCATION: YES
BRING YOUR PARENTS TO SCHOOL NIGHT
Parents will join us for supper and participate in sessions pertinent to their
child’s grade level. Teachers will share important information about curriculum
and assessments. School-wide programs such as Fine Arts, STEM, etc. will also
be showcased.
DATE: Spring 2024
TIME: TBD
LOCATION: YES
THE FINAL COUNTDOWN
Teachers will provide parents with important end-of-the-year information to prepare students for End of Grade testing and summer learning opportunities.

 

Strategic Plan 2020-2025

This guiding document, Blueprint 2025, is provided as a high-level overview of the district’s plan. In addition, we have provided a breakdown of strategies by goal.

Due to the significant and ongoing impact of COVID-19, designation of benchmarked measurable outcomes for each year is difficult to establish at this time. The district will use the 2021 spring assessment results as a baseline for yearly targets based upon each goal.

School Parent Compact
Together we will develop an agreement that parents, students and teachers will develop to explain how all stakeholders can work together to ensure all students reach grade-level standards.

Parent and Family Engagement School Goals

Youngsville Elementary School will take the following measures to promote and support parents as an important foundation of the school in order to strengthen the school and reach our school goals:
  • Ensure that all information related to school and parent programs, Title 1 Meetings and other activities are published in English, Spanish, and other languages if necessary. Utilize all communication tools to share information on meetings and programs including theschool website, social media, and Blackboard.

  • Ensure that parents have access to curriculum expectations for each grade level through the school webpage. Teachers also provide information in
    communications.

  • Maintain an open line of communication with parents including phone calls, email, conferences (in person or virtual), Blackboard, automated calls, and all school related social media.

  • Respond and put parents in touch with the correct support staff as needs arise- such as the school counselor, literacy specialist, data manager, administrator, technology, etc.

  • Provide workshops and information sessions that will help parents improve student achievement. Sessions can be in the form of in-person, virtual, or previously recorded.

  • Offer literacy and technology assistance to parents in order to help enhance their knowledge in support of student achievement.

  • Collect feedback from parents in order to respond to parent requests for additional support.

  • Provide volunteer opportunities for parents to engage with students in a school setting.

Parent Resource Center
Parent and Family Engagement
If your family is in need of resources or assistance, please contact our school counselor:
 
Christa Cigna, School Counselor
 919-853-2347 ext. 273 
christacigna@fcschools.net

Youngsville Elementary School believes that parental involvement means the participation for
parents in regular two-way and meaningful communication about student academic learning
and other school activities.
This ensures that parents are full partners in their child’s academic development and are
included, as appropriate, in decision-making and on advisory committees to assist in the
education of their child.

 


School Improvement Team
Ways to Contact the School
The YES School Improvement (Leadership) Team is composed of teachers, support
staff, administrators, and parents. SIT determines areas of focus, sets goals, and
creates tasks to accomplish those goals The team meets twice each month and
those dates are on our school calendar. These are open meetings. Agendas and
minutes are posted on our website. 
We want to hear from you. If you have suggestions or if there is any part of this plan that you feel does not align with the students’ and schools’ goals for academic achievement, please email one of the following school representatives.

Youngsville Elementary School
125 Hwy 1A South, Youngsville, NC 27596
919-556-5250

Frank Wiggins, Principal
frankwiggins@fcschools.net

Latelle Williams, Asst. Principal
latellewilliams@fcschools.net

Christa Cigna, School Counselor
christacigna@fcschools.net

 

2023- 2024 School Year                               Policy Revised September 11, 2023