Title Program Parent InvolvementQuakertown Community School District recognizes the vital role that parents, guardians and community members play in the education of their children. Decades of research have confirmed that students with involved parents are more likely to succeed in school. In accordance with the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation, the Quakertown School District has developed a Title I comprehensive parent/community involvement program. Many opportunities are provided for parents to be involved in all aspects to the Title I Program, following all requirement of the Title I regulations.
District Parent Involvement PolicyIn collaboration with Title I parents a district parent involvement policy has been developed.The QCSD policy is FOUND HERE - Navigate to plicy #918.Parent’s Right to KnowAccording to the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, parents have the right to request information on the qualifications of their child’s teacher and instructional aide. This information can be located at your child's school.Title I District Advisory GroupThe Title I District Advisory Group has representatives from each Title I School. Representatives collaborate with Title I staff to plan, implement and evaluate the district's Title I program. Title I District Advisory Meetings are held two times a year.All parents of children in Title I schools are invited to attend. To obtain meeting dates and locations, please call the Title I Coordinator at 215-529-2195.Annual Meeting for Title I ParentsIn the fall an annual meeting is conducted for all parents of eligible children. Notification of the date is advertised through memos/flyers and monthly school newsletters sent by the Title I building.Parent WorkshopsSeveral times a year meaningful workshops are offered to parents that assist them in supporting their child's education Notification of the workshop dates is advertised through memos/flyers and monthly school newsletters by the Title I building.Title I School Parent Involvement PolicyEach Title I school has developed, in collaboration with parents, a parent involvement policy. For more information about the Parent involvement policy, contact your child's school.Home-School Compacts
Each Title I school has developed, in collaboration with parents, a home-school compact, or agreement. It outlines how parents, the school staff, and students will share the responsibility for improved academic achievement. This compact is shared with and signed by all stakeholders. For more information about home-school compacts, contact your child's school.