Williamsburg Elementary School
Title 1 Program Information
Mrs. Lisa Murgas Mrs. Jennifer Metzler Mrs. Camala GilbertSuperintendent Elementary Principal Title 1 Reading/Math
What is a School-Wide Title I?
Title I federally funded program. Through Title I, money is distributed to school districts around the country based on income. School-wide programs can use all funds to ensure academic support for students.
School-wide programs serve all of the children in a school. All staff, resources, and classes are part of the overall school-wide program. The purpose of the School-wide program is to generate high levels of academic achievement in core subject areas for all students.
The purpose is achieved through:
-High quality instruction
-Strategies and methods to improve teacher quality and professional development
-Supplemental services to those students in need
Who are Title 1 students?
ALL students at Williamsburg Elementary are considered Title 1 students.
How are parents involved?
-Parents are notified about the school’s Title 1 program.
-Parents, teachers, and students sign a contract that explains the responsibilities of the teacher, child, and parent to ensure student success.
- Parents are encouraged to attend Open House, parent-teacher conferences, PTO meetings.
-Parents are provided information regarding the Title 1 program and up-to-date school information through the Title 1 Newsletter, the Friday Flyer.
What can parents do?
-Be an active participant in your child’s education. Attend Open House, Parent-teacher conferences and PTO meetings.
-Encourage your child to complete homework. Give him/her a quiet place to do homework and study. Go over assignments and give help as needed.
-Communicate with your child’s teacher.
-Make sure your child gets enough sleep and attends school regularly.