Parent and Family Engagement Policy
Franklin County Schools
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.
Let's Get Together!
DATE: March 2023
Parents receive important information for kindergarten registration. This
includes medical information, curriculum information, and additional resources.
YES, 1st - 5th
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
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.
TIME: 5:00-7:00 PM
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
DATE: Spring 2024
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.
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
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
Youngsville Elementary School believes that parental involvement means the participation for
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
Frank Wiggins, Principal
Latelle Williams, Asst. Principal
Christa Cigna, School Counselor