Title 1 Parent & Family Engagement Plan

Beaufort Elementary School

Title 1 Parent and Family Engagement Plan 2020-21

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The vision of Beaufort Elementary is to be a community of learners empowered to achieve goals and become leaders in a safe and positive environment.

Mission: Learn, Lead, Achieve


  1. Compassion
  2. Family
  3. Communication
  4. Integrity
  5. Teamwork

I. Parents are invited and encouraged to be on school committees that impact student learning.

  1. School Improvement Plan Committee - Yearly, this committee will develop the School Improvement Plan and School-Parent Compact
  2. Parent Advisory Council
  3. Parent-managed PTO
  4. Parent nights with focus - understanding of grade level curriculum and expectations, as well as how to support students in various content areas

II. Parents will be given school information in a timely manner.

  1. North Carolina School Report Cards
  2. School Improvement Plan
  3. Student Progress Reports and Report Cards
  4. Expected Grade Level Proficiency Levels
  5. Opportunities for Parent Meetings/Conferences with Mandatory Conferences in the Fall
  6. Title I Requirements and Guidelines; Parental Rights; Notifications
  7. NC End-of -Grade Test Results
  8. MTSS Problem Solving Meeting Notes for Targeted Students
  9. IEP Meetings That Address Annual Goals and Strengths of Students

III. Parents will be invited and encouraged to attend regular parent meetings at convenient times.

  1. School Improvement Plan Meetings
  2. Parent Advisory Council Meetings
  3. Informational Sessions Designed for Specific Purposes (Grade Level/Content Nights)
  4. Individual Parent Conferences
  5. Orientation to School (Meet and Greet)
  6. Awards Ceremonies
  7. Coordinated Community/School Events
  8. Title I Informational Meetings
  9. PTO Meetings

IV. Frequent and effective communication, both formal and informal, will be established with parents.

  1. School Accountability Agreement
  2. Parent Conferences
  3. Classroom Newsletters
  4. Weekly School Newsletter (The Green Note)
  5. Weekly Communication Folder (Green Folder)
  6. School Messenger Weekly Sunday Night Call
  7. Parent Involvement Activities
  8. Information and Invitations from School for Schoolwide and Classroom Events
  9. Parent Surveys
  10. Communication with Teacher(s) and Administrators
  11. Information Translated into Other Languages As Needed
  12. Availability of Title I Budget and Policies (See Administration)
  13. School Webpage/Facebook Page/Twitter
  14. Home School Connection Newsletter

V. Parents will have the opportunity to attend training to help them better understand how to help their children excel in school.

  1. Open House(s)
  2. Volunteer Training
  3. Parent and Family Engagement Activities/Workshops

VI. Faculty and staff will encourage parent involvement and participation.

  1. Parent Volunteer Opportunities
  2. Field Trip Invitations
  3. Class Party/Events Invitations
  4. Parent Education Opportunities (Content, Community Resources, Behavior)
  5. Parent Involvement Activities
  6. Parent Conferences
  7. Student Performances (Concerts, Art Show)
  8. Volunteer Appreciation Events and Awards
  9. Schoolwide Reading Engagement Activities (One Book, One School)
  10. Family Reading Program (Magical Storyteller)

*Plan was reviewed and updated on 12/7/20 based on input from parents at a meeting on 12/3/20 and an email invitation to parents to respond with feedback/suggestions. It should be noted that the ability to offer many of these opportunities/activities during the 2020-21 school year are impacted by current Covid restrictions.