Title I Overview
Title I is a compensatory education program supported by funds from the Department of Education through the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The purpose of the Title I program is to enable all schools, both public and non-public, to provide opportunities for the children served to acquire the knowledge and the skills outlined in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s content standards and to meet the state performance standards developed for all children.
Students are recommended for additional help in the area of reading through assessments, teacher input and parent request. Staff from our Title I program provide supplemental reading instruction to students on a regular basis. This support is provided through a balanced emergent literacy program with small group and/or one-on-one instruction. The areas of guided comprehension, phonemic awareness, metacognitive strategies, and shared reading are targeted. In addition, activities and workshops for parents and families are provided throughout the school year.
Council Rock Annual Parent and Family and Title I Staff Engagement Meeting
You are cordially invited to attend our Annual Parent/Staff Meeting and Individual School Meeting as parents of children in the Title I Program in Council Rock.
- When: Thursday, October 24, 2019
- Where: Chancellor Administration Center
30 N. Chancellor Street
Newtown, PA 18940
- Time: 6:30 P.M.
o LIGHT REFRESHMENTS
o INTRODUCTION – Dr. Patricia Erickson, Title I Program Coordinator // Dr. Susan Elliott, Assistant Superintendent// Title I Staff Members // Literacy Specialist Partners
o Churchville E.S.
o Hillcrest E.S.
o Holland E.S
o Richboro E.S.
o Rolling Hills E.S.
o TITLE I PROGRAM OVERVIEW –EMERGENT LITERACY PROGRAM / ESSA/ & 2019/2020 CONSOLIDATED GRANT PROCESS, PA CORE STANDARDS, District Assessments, PSSA
o PARENT INVOLVEMENT /SCHOOL COMPACT/ INDIVIDUAL SCHOOL PLAN (WORK SESSION) / DISTRICT PARENT INVOLVEMENT POLICY
For additional information, please contact:
o Patricia A. Erickson, Ed. D. (email@example.com)
Title I Program Coordinator
· Council Rock Education Week Title I Parent and Family Engagement Meeting
All parents and families who have children participating in our Title I Reading Program received an invitation to attend our
Title I Parent and Family Engagement meeting.This is the second meeting being offered to review Title I policies and procedures.
Information was sent home with students in early October.
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Title 1 Staff Contacts
If you have any questions about the Title 1 Program at any of these schools, you can feel free to contact one of the following staff members or your childs classroom teacher:
Ellen Wilson - Literacy Specialist
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Kathleen Manning - Literacy Specialist
Contact Email: Kmanning@crsd.org
Tara Gittelman - Literacy Specialist
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Donna Kennedy - Literacy Specialist
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Elyse Gannon - Literacy Specialist
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