Parental involvement is a combination of commitment and active participation on the part of parent to the school and to the student. As parents you can ensure that your child receives the benefits from parental involvement by staying up to date on what is happening in the classroom.
Tulsa Public Schools is committed to helping your child develop the academic knowledge and critical thinking he or she needs to succeed in school and beyond. As a result, these involvement opportunities empower parents to take action. By connecting parents to school officials, community members, other parents, knowledge, and powerful allies, these opportunities build bridges and networks that support schools and sustain whole communities.
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Check with your child's teacher(s) or school leadership team to find out how you can help out before, during, and after the school day. Volunteers must complete an application and security screening. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Parent Teacher Association
Strong school and family partnerships are integral to the academic, social, and emotional well-being of our students. We welcome our parents, guardians, and families to be involved with their child's school as volunteers, advocates, and partners in education. Join the Parent/Teacher Association and attending meetings regularly is a great way to stay engaged with your child's school community.
Reading Partners is a national nonprofit that partners with elementary schools to help students develop strong literacy skills. Our volunteer reading partners help students struggling with developing the reading skills they need to succeed in school and in life. Reading Partners is an evidence-based and community-driven organization that welcomes volunteers from all walks of life to help make a difference for Tulsa children. Volunteer with Reading Partners and help our scholars.
Academy Central Elementary School Parent Involvement Policy 2018-2019
The school-wide instruction for Academy Central is to ensure that all students show proficient growth in comprehension in all subject areas at grade level and beyond.This will be measured by MAP/MPG/SRl, OSTP and Pre/Post/Formative Assessments.
Parental involvement Mission: As an Academy Central College Bound Cadet Parent. I will commit to support my child's education, learning, and progress. Through communication with teachers, involvement in reading and math and ensuring they come to school on a regular basis. Together we can make a difference.
Academy Central Elementary School provides a variety of measures to ensure a partnership with the teachers and parents. Together we are committed to creating a collaborative, structured environment that meets and exceeds the needs of the child. Parents receive a handbook, progress reports, report cards, and phone calls. Parent teacher conferences will be held twice a year. All parents are provided with a personalized school code to check academic progress and behavior reports from teachers.
II. Material Packets
Academy Central Elementary School shall provide material and instruction such as literacy training. The parent involvement facilitator provides information materials on parenting, healthcare resources, homework tips and more.
Academy Central Elementary School ensures that all parents receive updated information concerning any policy changes, events, and monthly newsletters. Flyers are sent home informing parents of all upcoming events. We also will use our school connects phone system to keep parents informed about scheduled programs, parent/teacher conferences, andconcerns.
IV. Teamwork and Participation
Academy Central's goal is to have 50 percent parental involvement. Our goal is to have a minimum of 10 hours parental volunteerism during the school year. Studies strongly indicate that when parents are actively engaged in their child's education, students are more likely to show success in the classroom. With continued dedication from parents, teachers, staff, faculty, and the community student success is inevitable.
V. Title 1 Meeting
Academy Central Elementary School will involve parents in a yearly Title 1 meeting. Parents will receive information on state testing (OSTP), allocated funds for resources included in professional development, instructional materials, and parent involvement activities.
VI. Other Required Activities
Academy Central Elementary School will provide services to students to grow thewhole child. Programs provided offer tutoring homework help, social emotional support and exciting field trips. This policy is in accordance with: The board believes and acknowledges that parental involvement raises the academic achievement level of students. Additionally, parents become empowered, teacher morale improves, and communities grow stronger when parents participate in education of their children at all grade levels. The TPS Superintendent or her/his designee shall provide coordination, technical assistance and other support necessary to assist in all school planning and implementing effective parent involvement activities to improve student academic achievement and school performance. Public law 107-110, No child left behind section 1118-Title 1 parent involvement established that to build capacity for parent involvement within schools, a district to develop jointly with, agree on and distribute to parents of participating children a written involvement policy.
District Involvement Information
- Stay Connected - TPS social media and smartphone app
- Tulsa Council of PTAs
- National PTA
- Booster Clubs/PTAs sanctioned organizations
- Parents as Teachers
- Student and Family Guide to Success (includes the Behavior Response Plan)
- Achieving. Classroom Excellence (ACE) Parental Curriculum Choice Letter
- Logrando la Excelencia en el Salón de Clases Carta hacia los Padres para la Selección de Currículo
- Parent Guide | Guía para Padres
- Parents Right To Know | El Derecho a Saber de los Padres
- Parent and Family Engagement Policy
- Educational Surrogate Parents Program
- All students need parental support to succeed. The Educational Surrogate Parents Program responds to the need for support and representation of students with disabilities whose parents are not available. This program relies on the commitment of volunteers who support a student's education by advocating for him/her to ensure that the student receives a free and appropriate public education.