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Purpose Provide information about Title I to parents & students.
PA Cyber’s Progress An update • AYP Results • For the 3rd consecutive year PA Cyber has made Adequate Yearly Progress • What does this mean? • No longer in School Improvement process • Do not need to provide Supplemental Education Services
RESPONSE TO INSTRUCTION AND INTERVENTION Our response to help the needs of all children
What is RtII? An Integrated Approach-for General, Remedial & Special Education needs Academic & behavioral growth Scientifically research-based practices Problem Solving Model A “best practices” approach Considers all variable-child, teacher & environment General Outcomes: Increased expectations for ALL students Shared ownership of ALL students Instructional methods to meet student’s needs. Reduced disciplinary referrals
Title I • What is “Title I”? • Funds provide programs to help children who are struggling in reading or math. • Extra help (in addition to what they learn in the math and reading classroom). • Funding Provided under No Child Left Behind • Type of program • School-wide- all students
Title I Funds in Our School • Program Funds • Amount of fund available for this year: $1,885,647 • Ways Funds are being Used • $1,158,226-Salaries (9 Full-time, 110 Coaches) • $270,000-Benefits • $188,565-Staff Development • $250,000-Supplies (AOR/AOM, DORA/DOMA, Study Island, Nettrekker) • $18,856-Parent Involvement.
Title I Funds in Our School Parent Involvement Funds Amount of fund available for this year: $18,856 Ways Funds are being Used PSSA Parent Presentations Parent Resources (Support Your Child at School Guide, Summer Learning Enrichment, Electronic Parent Resource Center Library) Parent Meetings Parent Involvement Professional Development
Parent Involvement Requirements • Annual Title I Meeting (this meeting) • Title I Parent Involvement Policy • Title I School Parent/Compact
Parents’ Rights • Teacher Qualifications • Non-Highly qualified Teacher for four or more weeks • Request opportunities to meet regularly with staff for parent involvement • Participate in decisions affecting your child • Review application for Title I and make suggestions
Parent Online Resource Center Library • Provides an assortment of helpful materials, such as, printable booklets, audio CDs, and videos for all parents. • Some of the topics include: • Motivating Your Child to Succeed • Reading, Writing, Math, and Science • Build Your Childs Self-Esteem • Internet Safety • Bullying • Time Management • Where is it located? • Blackboard( http://li08.pacyber.org/ ) • Click on the My Community Tab • Click on Student Achievement • Click on Resource Library
PA Cyber Online Library • Digital Catalog • Physical Book Collection • Audio Books • Newspapers • Educational Videos/ Movies (Coming Soon) • eBooks (Coming Soon) • Educational Website Links • Physical Book Collection • Interventions • Resource Databases • Homework Help
How to access the Library http://opac.libraryworld.com/opac/signin?libraryname=pa%cyber Username: pa cyber (with the space) There is no password, leave blank and hit enter
How to use the Library • Search the catalog • Keyword Subject Barcode • Title ISBN Target Audience • Author Call # • Add books to Clipboard • Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request book • Book mailed to you • Return when finished
Curriculum Modes of Delivery • Asynchronous • Synchronous
Reading and Math Resources and Websites • Additional Reading and Math Resources are available upon request.
State Assessment • PSSA-a standardized test used to measure a student’s attainment of the states academic standards in Reading, Writing, Mathematics, Science and assist in identifying the strengths and weaknesses of our academic program. • Grade levels tested • Writing- 5, 8, and 11 • Math and Reading- 3-8, and 11 • Science- 4,8, and 11
Local Assessment • Universal Screening- is used to help educators determine if a student is mastering the content presented in the curriculum. • We use the following universal screening tools • DORA & DOMA
DORA Cool… • Diagnostic Online Reading Assessment • Grades K - 11 • Tests 7 areas • Immediate Results • Easy to share 1 page Summary Report
DOMA Basic Math Skills 1 Banana 2 Banana 3 Banana Yum!!! • Diagnostic Online Math Assessment • Assesses basic math skills (BMS) • Grades K – 6 • 3 areas tested • Immediate Results • Detailed Parent Report – 4 pages
DOMAPre-Algebra • Grades 7-10 • 3 parts to the assessment including a pre-screener • 14 constructs tested • Immediate Results reported as mastery/partial mastery & non-mastery • Detail Report shared with parents
DOMAAlgebra • 11TH Grade • 2 Parts to the assessment • 11 Constructs tested • Immediate results reported as… • Mastery • Partial mastery • Non-mastery • Detailed Report to share with parents
PSSA Testing • March 12-15 • Reading and Math- Grades 3-8, and 11 • April 23 • Writing- Grades 5, 8, and 11 • April 24 • Science- Grades 4, 8, and 11 • April 25 • PSSA and PSSA modified make-ups for all students
Board of Trustees Public Meetings • Day- 3rd Monday of each month • Time- 6:30 • Place- 735 Midland Avenue, Midland , PA 15059
Parent Advisory Council • Provide advice on matters related to parent involvement. • Annually meet review and update the parent involvement policy and parent compact. • Parent Policy Online Review • February 6 • School Parent Compact Online Review • February 13 • Review the parent involvement survey. • Recruit parents.
Family Online Seminars • Academic Planning • November 14th • Reading and Math Activities and Resources • December 5th
Family Link • Through Family Link, PA Cyber student and parents have access to: • Online Directory • Classmate Chats • Organized Activities • Smaller Groups • Three ways PA Cyber students and families can join Family Link: • During the face –to face interview, each family will be asked if they would like to join • Through your I.S. (Instructional Supervisor) • By emailing email@example.com • For more information on upcoming events check the Family Link pages in blackboard located under the “My Community” tab.
Field Trips • PA Cyber offers a variety of fun, yet education field trips across the state of Pennsylvania. • Each field trip is: • Coordinated for all groups/grades K-12 • Offered to students across the entire Commonwealth • Offered in the Months of September, October, November, December, March, April, May, and early June. • For more information on all upcoming field trips check the field trip pages in blackboard located under the “My Community” tab.
Contacting Staff If you have any questions or concerns relating to your child’s performance in school, please contact your Instructional Supervisor.