Nettleton High School Parental Involvement Plan
Nettleton Public Schools
School Improvement Status
Whole School Improvement Year Two Meet Requirements for Safe Habor
10, 11, 12
Parent Involvement Coordinator
Are you Title I Schoolwide?
Percent of free and reduced lunch
Parent Involvement Committee Members
District Intervention Specialist
High School Principal
Media Specialist/Parent Involvement Person High School
1. List various communication strategies used in your school to provide additional information to parents and to increase parental involvement in supporting classroom instruction.
The school will create a Web site to house classroom Web sites for each teacher. Homework assignments and pertinent classroom information will be available on classroom Web sites. (August 1, 2011 - Darrell Dover)
Also, parents can access their child’s grades using a PIN number they received at conference time.
The parents will be able to use the computers in the library to practice using their PIV. (September/March conferences - Darrell Dover)
Parents may use e-mail to communicate with members of the school staff. (September 17, 2011 - Darrell Dover)
The school will provide to parents reports/report cards every four weeks with information regarding their child’s academic progress and upcoming classroom and school events. (August 1, 2011 - Darrell Dover)
The school will send parents a parent-friendly letter in August that explains our school improvement status. (August 1, 2011 - Darrell Dover)
The school will post notices on the school web page and provide information for local newspapers and radio stations about parent workshops and meetings. (August 1, 2011 - Phyllis Looney)
2. List the proposed parent meeting, conferences and activities regularly throughout this year and the dates providing flexible meeting times that you have planned to increase parental involvement and build staff and parent capacity to engage in these types of efforts. (Must include the 2 state mandated parent/teacher conferences each year.)
Parent Teacher Conference (September 22, 2011- Darrell Dover)
Parent Teacher Conference (March 15, 2012 - Darrell Dover
Parent Teacher Conferences will be held in the library to do PIV training. (September 22, 2011/March 15, 2012 - Darrell Dover)
Financial Aide night to educate parent on the financial aide process. (November 3, 2011 - Vera Leath)
District web site is updated regularity with pertinent information for parents. (August 1, 2011 - Darrell Dover)
3. How will your school provide information to parents about volunteer opportunities (must include state mandated parent training)?
NHS held an open house meeting on August 11, 2011. (August 11, 2011 - Darrell Dover)
The school solicited a list of volunteers from the Open House and from a survey sent home with student on August 15, 2011. (August 11, 2011 - Phyllis Looney)
The information was compiled into a Parent Volunteer Resource Book which was placed in the teacher's lounge. (September 1, 2011 - Phyllis Looney)
The following areas were selected by parents to help: help individual students/tutor, work with a small group of students, provide clerical assistance, assist in getting clothes or materials, enter data on a computer, gather resource materials, organize field trips, or assist in library. Parents also selected topics that they would be willing to share with students. Parents will be contacted by teachers for specific volunteer activities. (September 1, 2011 - Phyllis Looney)
Brief training sessions will provide parents and community members with the information they need to participate as school volunteers in order to put them at ease and make the experience pleasant. (September 22, 2011 - Phyllis Looney)
In August each certified person will receive two hours of professional development designed to enhance the understanding of effective parental involvement strategies. ( August 17, 2011 Darrell Dover)
The high school website will have links to the AR PIRCS/Center for Effective Parenting, ADE, and US DPT of Ed.(September 1, 2011 - Darrell Dover)
4. How will your school work with parents to create a School-Parent-Compact?
We do not have a School -Parent-Compact because we are not a title I school.
5. How will your school provide opportunities for parents to be involved in the development, implementation and evaluation of the school wide school improvement plan, and the Annual Title I Meeting to engage them in the decision-making processes regarding the school's Title I, Part A Program?
Parents are invited to our committee meetings, and we incorporate their ideas into our school process.
August 1, 2011 - Darrell Dover)
The Parent Advisory Committee will provide parental guidance and direction to improve our student achievement. (September 22, 2011 - Darrell Dover)
The Parent Perception Survey will provide direction for the schools decision making process. (March 15, 2011 - Darrell Dover)
6. How will your school provide resources for parents?
Parents may check out materials, use the computer to check grades, and visit educational Web sites.
(August 15, 2011 - Phyllis Looney)
Parents will be encouraged to view the pamphlets, brochures or books located in the parent resource center or media center. A suggestion sheet will also be available for parental input. The school will open the parent resource center at hours that are convenient for parents to visit the school. (August 15, 2011 - Phyllis Looney)
The high school web page will include a section called parental involvement which will include scholarship and college application, graduation requirements, ACT requirements and classes. (August 15, 2001 - Darrell Dover)
A distribution list of parents will have data e-mailed to them concerning scholarship deadlines, and school activities. (September 1, 2011 - Phyllis Looney)
The school’s policy handbook explains the school’s process for resolving parental concerns, including how to define a problem, whom to approach first, and how to develop solutions. (August 15, 2011 - Darrell Dover)
The school will distributed Informational packets each year that includes a copy of the school’s parental involvement plan, survey for volunteer interests, and recommended roles for parents/ teachers/students. (August 1, 2012 - Darrell Dover)
7. How will your school engage parents in the evaluation of your parental involvement efforts?
The Advisory Committee, made up of teachers, parents and school staff, will determine the effectiveness of the parental involvement plan and make changes if warranted. (March 15, 2011 - Darrell Dover)
The parents of NHS will be surveyed during the Spring Conference. The Parent Perception survey will seek information on the specific needs of parents and the effectiveness of strategies used in the parent involvement plan. (March 15, 2011 - Phyllis Looney)
8. How will your school use the parent interest surveys to select, plan and implement parental involvement activities that will be offered throughout the year?
The school will use the results of the parent interest survey to plan the parental involvement activities for the year. The comments and results will be incorporated into the parental involvement plan. (August 15, 2011 - Darrell Dover)
9. When will your school plan the Annual Title I Meeting that must be conducted separately? (It CANNOT be held in conjunction with any other meetings or activities.)
We are not a Title 1 school