• HPCSD BOE Policy 1900.1:  Title I Parent and Family Engagement


    Title I Parent and Family Involvement & Engagement - School Level Approach


    The Hyde Park Central School District recognizes that parents and family members play an integral role in assisting their child's learning. We encourage parents and family members to be actively involved in their child's education at school and to become full partners in school educational planning and operations. Consistent with the parent Involvement goals of Title I, Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)


    1. The Building Principal and appropriate staff will convene an annual meeting, at a convenient time, to inform parents of the school's participation In Title I Programs, and to explain Title I requirements and the right of the parents to be involved. All parents of children participating In a Title I program will be invited to the meeting.
    2. The school staff will offer a flexible number of meetings to provide parents the opportunity to meet with school staff and otherwise participate in their child's education. These meetings will be held at flexible times (e.g., morning or evening) and/or In highly accessible places such as public housing projects, etc.
    3. The school will provide parents with timely information about Title I Programs. School staff will also describe and explain the curriculum in use at the school, the types of academic assessment that will be used to measure student progress and the proficiency levels the students are expected to meet. Parents may also request regular meetings with school staff to make suggestions and to participate, as appropriate in decisions relating to the education of their child. The school will respond to any such suggestions as soon as practicable.
    4. The school staff will involve parents, In an organized, ongoing, and timely way, in the planning, review, and Improvement of Title I Programs, including the planning, review, and improvement of the school's parent and family engagement policy.