1. General Expectations
      2. McCollum High agrees to implement the following statutory requirements:
        • McCollum will jointly develop with parents, and distribute to parents of participating children, a Parental Involvement Policy that the school and parents of participating children agree on.
        • McCollum will notify parents about the Parental Involvement Policy in an understandable and uniform format and, to the extent practicable, will distribute this policy to parents in a language the parents can understand.
        • McCollum will make the Parental Involvement Policy available to the local community.
        • McCollum will periodically update the Parental Involvement Policy to meet the changing needs of parents and the school.
        • McCollum will adopt the school-parent compact as a component of its Parent Involvement Policy.
        • McCollum agrees to be governed by the following statutory definition of parental involvement, and will carry out programs, activities and procedures in accordance with this definition:

     

        Parental involvement means the participation of parents in regular, two-way, and meaningful communication involving student academic learning and other school activities, including ensuring:
        1. parents play an integral role in assisting their child's learning;
        2. parents are encouraged to be actively involved in their child's education at school;
        3. parents are full partners in their child's education and are included, as appropriate, in decision-making and on advisory committees to assist in the education of their child;
        4. the carrying out of other activities, such as those described in section 1118 of the ESEA
    1. McCollum H.S. will implement required school parental involvement policy components as follows:   
        1. Gather and disseminate to parents for review the following materials: the school's Parental Involvement Policy, the school-parent compact, and parent notices. These materials will be disseminated to parents at regular Title I parent meetings, parent/teacher conferences, & Campus PERC. Written and oral input from parents will be solicited through Title I parent meetings, Campus PERC, school newsletters, school websites, and other regular written communications with parents.
        2. An annual Title I meeting will be held to inform parents that:
        3. -  McCollum participates in Title I as a (school-wide or target assistance) campus

          -  the requirements of Title I

          -  the parent's right to be involved

          -  meetings will be held at various times to encourage parents to attend.


          Parents will be notified about meetings through school memos, newsletters, the web page, and the automated phone system.


      1. To encourage parents to attend meetings, the school will offer training to parents to improve student success and achievement. In situations that prevent parents from attending meetings, the school will meet with parents, upon request, at a mutually convenient time.
      2. Throughout the year, parents will be given information about our Title I programs, such as: accelerated learning, math, tutoring, counseling, computer labs, extended day, mentoring, Saturday programs, etc. in a timely manner through memos, newsletters, and the web page.
      3. Our school will provide parents the above information during the
        -  annual Title I parent meeting
        -  regular parent/teacher conferences
        -  parent meetings, and
        -  Family Nights throughout the year
    2. Responsibilities for high student academic achievement
      1. McCollum High School will provide the listed activities to promote high student academic achievement through parent trainings/workshops and family nights.
      2. During regular parent /teacher conferences, the school compact will be reviewed with parents
        -  the school-parent compact will be a part of the School Parental Involvement Policy on the school's web page.
        -  As needed, the school-parent compact will be included in school newsletters along with the School Parental Involvement Policy
      3. Parents will receive training and necessary information on the topics above through PTA workshops, school sponsored trainings, and workshops (or Principal's 2nd Cup of Coffee)
      4. Shared parental involvement activities are sponsored by Title I and include ....
      5. Holding regular Title I meetings, parent workshops, & Family Nights
      6. Staff will be encouraged to attend parental involvement workshops and conferences, web-based learning, and the campus will provide staff development.