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Annual Parent Meeting Barry Goldwater High School October 17, 2013. What is Title I and How Can I Be Involved?. Title I Team Who are we?. Marci Morrison: Title I Coordinator, School Social Worker & Parental Education Facilitator Erin Sandoval: English Language Arts Instructional Coach

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Annual Parent Meeting

Barry Goldwater High School

October 17, 2013

What is Title I and How Can I Be Involved?

Title I TeamWho are we?

  • Marci Morrison: Title I Coordinator, School Social Worker & Parental Education Facilitator

  • Erin Sandoval: English Language Arts Instructional Coach

  • Lisa Greenlee: English Language Arts Paraprofessional

  • Kristi Hurlburt: Math Instructional Coach

  • Helen Cassady: Math Paraprofessional

  • Eric Boucher: IB Technology Teacher & Parent Communication Systems Facilitator

Definition of Title I

  • Title I provides federal funding to schools to help students who are low achieving or at risk of falling behind.

  • Title I status is given to schools based on the percentage of students receiving free/reduced lunch.

    • Schools with a free/reduced lunch percentage of 40% or more are eligible.

BGHSReading & Math Goals

  • Reading: 100% of students scoring in the bottom 25% on the SAT10 test last year will meet or exceed the standard on the AIMS Reading 2014.

  • Math: 100% of the bottom 25% of 10th grade students will meet or exceed on the 2014 AIMS Math assessment.

How will we meet

our goals?

Using our Key Strategic Objective:

  • We will deploya guaranteed and viable curriculum in every class.

Title I Coaching - Tutoring - Read 180

Students are selected from a set of academic criteria including:

  • AIMS Reading and Math Scores

  • Reading Test (Lexile)

  • District Reading and Math Assessments

Curriculum and Instructional Strategies

  • The Science, Social Studies, and English Departments have implemented a “Close Reading Strategy” to help students comprehend what they read.

  • Math provides individualized instruction on an as-needed basis.

Social Work Services

What do School Social Workers do?

Crisis Intervention

Consultant with Parents


Group or individual counseling


Program Development

Classroom Intervention

Parent Communication Systems Facilitator

Goal: Improve student achievement through enhanced communication systems.

  • Design and implement communication systems with a focus on improving student achievement.

  • Maintain and update student schedules and information in ManageBac and PowerSchools.

  • Promote use of ManageBac to support parents and students with students’ success.

The entire school benefits from Title I status!

Title I funds in a school must be used to improve the academic achievement of students.




You Matter!

Parent’s Right to Know – Non-Highly Qualified Teachers

  • Parents/Guardians have a “Right to Know” if their child is taught by a teacher that is NOT highly qualified for four weeks or longer.

  • BGHS will notify parents/guardians by phone and/or mail if this situation occurs.

  • Currently, ALL teachers on BGHS’s campus are highly qualified.

Parent’s Right to Know: Student Achievement

  • Parents/Guardians must be informed of their student’s progress as indicated by state assessments (reading and math AIMS).

  • All students will receive their AIMS scores by mail.

Assessment: Measuring Your Child’s Progress

  • State: Arizona’s Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS)

  • District: Math & reading tests

  • Campus: Teacher designed tests

Title I Parent Notification Requirements

  • Parent Involvement Plan

    • Available online at

  • School-Parent Compact

    • Available online at

How Can You Be Involved?

  • BGHS Title I Parent Input Committee

  • BGHS Campus Improvement Team (CIT)

  • Volunteer, as appropriate, on campus or in the classroom

  • Attend parenting classes

Right to Request Meetings

  • Upon the request of parents, the school must provide opportunities for regular meetings for parents to make suggestions and to participate, as appropriate, in decisions about the education of their children.

  • The school must respond to any such suggestions as soon as practicably possible.

Summary of Interventions

  • Read 180 (reading class)

  • After school tutoring

  • Extended school year

  • English and math paraprofessionals

  • The use of instructional coaches in math and reading to help instruction

  • The use of a social worker to assist children in need

  • Parent Communication through our Parent Communication Systems Facilitator



Contact Information

  • Dr. Mike Andersen, Principal; 623-445-3004

  • Marci Morrison, Title I Coordinator, School Social Worker; Parent Education Facilitator; 623-445-3159

  • Kristi Hurlburt, Math Instructional Coach; 623-445-3292

  • Erin Sandoval, ELA Instructional Coach; 623-445-3291

    • Eric Boucher, Parent Communication Systems Facilitator; 623-445-3029

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