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Parent Involvement at Fairview

At Fairview Elementary School we believe that supporting the whole child is essential to promoting growth, achievement, and the general well-being of our students.  Parent involvement and engagement is key, and to the right you will find information regarding our school's parent engagement plan, policy, and the district's Student-Parent-Teacher compact.  Please do not hesitate to reach out to your child's teacher or a member of the student support team - we are here for you! 
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2022-2023 Fairview Elementary's (FES) PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLAN

Sections 1118 of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) requires the involvement of parents of participating children in the design and implementation of Title I projects.  A local educational agency may receive funds under this part only if such agency implements programs, activities, and procedures for the involvement of parents in programs assisted under this part consistent with this section. Such programs, activities, and procedures shall be planned and implemented with meaningful consultation with parents of participating children. 

Describe the programs, activities, and procedures established to build the schools’ and parents’ capacity for meaningful parental involvement.



Each school served under this part shall convene an annual meeting, at a convenient time, to which all parents of participating children shall be invited and encouraged to attend, to inform parents of their school’s participation in Title I and to explain the requirements of the Title I program, and the right of the parents to be involved.


Meeting advertised using ConnectEd, DOJO, Digital Marquee, and social media

Title I Meeting to be held on Sept. 16, 2022

Title I budget will be shared with parents, staff, and other stakeholders


Each school served shall offer a flexible number of meetings, such as meetings in the morning or evening, and may provide, with Title I or Local funds, transportation, child care, or home visits, as such services relate to parental involvement. Plan to ensure two-way communication and parents input in school decisions. 


Parenting Partners sessions will be offered in the fall and during the day, as well as, in the spring during the evening  with child care provided

Parental involvement events will be held during the evening


Parents should be involved in an organized, ongoing, and timely way, in planning, review, and improvement of schoolwide programs, including the planning, review, and improvement of the school parental involvement policy and the joint development of the schoolwide program plan (if applicable). Plan to promote parent involvement in the form of volunteering. 


Parent Teacher Organization will assist in crafting and reviewing the Parental Involvement Policy and schoolwide programs

Parent representation for our current  School Improvement Team and district Parent Advisory Council


Parents must be provided with timely information about programs under this part; and a description and explanation of the curriculum in use at the school, the forms of academic assessment used to measure student progress, and the proficiency levels students are expected to meet. Plan for promotion of resources to aid parents in understanding their child’s academic performance.    


mCLASS reports are sent home after each assessment period (BOY, MOY, and EOY)  to keep parents informed of students’ academic literacy  progress. Progress reports and report cards are also sent home regularly along with notices of academic difficulty. Curriculum, instruction, and assessment information will also be shared during the annual Title 1 Parent meeting.


If requested, schools must provide parents opportunities for regular meetings to formulate suggestions and to participate, as appropriate, in decisions relating to the education of their children, and respond to any such suggestions as soon as practicably possible.


Parent Teacher Organization meetings

Parent/Principal conferences (scheduled)

IEP and 504 meetings 

Parent participation on the School Improvement Team


If the schoolwide program plan (if applicable) is not satisfactory to the parents of participating children, the school is required to submit any parent comments on the plan when the school makes the plan available to the LEA.


Revisions to the plan will be made through the Parent Involvement Committee once feedback is received.


Each participating school shall jointly develop with parents for all children served a school-parent compact that outlines how parents, the entire school staff, and students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement and the means by which the school and parents will build and develop a partnership to help children achieve State standards.


School compacts have been developed and are a part of the forms parents, students, and teachers complete at the beginning of the year in each student’s agenda. 


LEAs and schools served under this part shall provide assistance to parents of children served by the school or LEA, as appropriate, in understanding such topics as the State’s academic content standards and State student academic standards, State and local academic assessments, the requirements of Title I, and how to monitor a child’s progress and work with educators to improve the achievement of their children.


An annual meeting will be held to share with parents our school’s participation in Title 1 and what their rights are as a parent of a Title 1 student. During this meeting we will also share our school’s academic goals and strategies parents can use to help their child at home.


Parents must be provided materials and training to help them to work with their children to improve their children’s achievement, such as literacy training and using technology, as appropriate, to foster parental involvement.  Parents must also be provided information that promotes student health awareness. Parents must be provided opportunity to participate in parental training.  


Parent workshops such as Parenting Partners are being scheduled. The Community, Parent & Student Facilitator may plan possible drive thru events offering food and education, SEL and educational resources.


LEAs and schools are required to educate teachers, pupil services personnel, principals, and other staff, with the assistance of parents, in the value and utility of contributions of parents, and in how to reach out to, communicate with, and work with parents as equal partners, implement and coordinate parent programs, and build ties between parents and the school.


School personnel has participated in Parenting Partners and  received training on involving parents  in the educational process.


To the extent feasible and appropriate, there should be coordination and integration of parent programs and activities with Head Start, Reading First, Early Reading First, Even Start, the Home Instruction Programs for Preschool Youngsters, the Parents as Teachers Program, and public school preschool and other programs, and conduct other activities, such as parent resource centers, that encourage and support parents in more fully participating in the education of their children.  For middle and high schools, a plan for coordination with feeder schools to assist parents with the transition from middle school to high school.  


The LEA and school has a kindergarten transition team dedicated to the successful transition of students from the child care setting to school. The committee plans activities throughout the school year to give parents information on how to help their child prepare for school.


LEAs and schools shall ensure that information related to school and parent programs, meetings and other activities is sent to the parents of participating children in a format and, to the extent practicable, in a language the parents can understand.


Written and verbal communication is sent to parents in both English and Spanish.  Interpreters are provided and on call as needed.


In carrying out the parental involvement requirements, the LEA and school, to the extent practicable, shall provide full opportunities for the participation of parents with limited English proficiency, parents with disabilities, and parents of migratory children, including providing information and school reports required under section 1111 in a format and, to the extent practicable, in a language such parents understand.


Written and verbal communication is sent to parents in both English and Spanish.  Interpreters are provided and on call as needed.


LEAs and schools may adopt and implement model approaches to improving parental involvement.



LEAs and schools may adopt appropriate roles for community-based organizations and businesses in parent involvement activities.


The school will assemble a Parental and Community Involvement Committee in conjunction with the Community, Parent & Student Facilitator to organize all stakeholders’ involvement in achieving the school’s goals for improvement.


Parents may be involved in the development of training for teachers, principals, and other educators to improve the effectiveness of such training.



If the LEA has exhausted all other reasonably available sources of funding, Title I funds may be used to provide necessary literacy training.


Title 1 funds will be used to help support the school’s literacy professional development (guided reading)


Title I or Local funds may be used to pay reasonable and necessary expenses associated with local parental involvement activities, including transportation and child care costs, to enable parents to participate in school-related meetings and training sessions.


Title 1 funds will be used to fund Parenting Partners workshops, including the cost of child care. 


LEAs and schools may train parents to enhance the involvement of other parents.


The school hosts Parenting Partners workshops. Each year parents who graduate from this program become an integral part of recruiting and training the new cohort of parents. PTO members also actively recruit members to be active participants in the school program.


LEAs and schools may arrange school meetings at a variety of times, or conduct in-home conferences between teachers or other educators who work directly with participating children, with parents who are unable to attend such conferences at school, in order to maximize parental involvement and participation.


The school makes every effort to schedule parent meetings around parents’ schedules. Parents who cannot physically attend meetings are offered a variety of ways to communicate with their child’s teacher about student progress (phone conferences, home visits, Class DOJO,  and  student agendas).


District parental advisory councils may be established to provide advice on all matters related to parental involvement in schools.


Our district hosts monthly PAC meetings. Fairview will have two parent representatives attend each meeting.



Fairview Elementary School

720 N. Fairview Road

Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27801

“Where Jaguar Cubs grow with PRIDE”

Cynthia Gorham       Sheldon Bulluck

Principal                                                                                                     Assistant Principal

Parent Involvement Policy


  •  Statement

The members of the faculty of Fairview Elementary School believe in facilitating a holistic approach to educating our children.  Our goal is to provide for the educational, social, and emotional development of each student.  In order to accomplish this goal, we believe it is essential that we develop a strong and supportive relationship with parents and the community that surrounds us.  We endeavor to communicate regularly with all stakeholders as Fairview Elementary School Jaguar Cubs grow with PRIDE, as we are Providing Rigorous and Relevant Instruction, Daily to Every child.

  •  Building Capacity for Involvement

  1. Fairview invites all parents to take an active role in the process of providing educational services to children.  Fairview Elementary School will host an annual public Title I meeting for all parents and staff members.  This meeting is to inform parents about assistance received through Title I and are given the opportunity to review the budget and make suggestions and/or recommendations.

  1.  Fairview practices a reasonable “open door” policy, while protecting instructional time.  Administrators and staff welcome visits from parents and community stakeholders.  Parents are invited to schedule conferences with the student’s teacher during planning periods or afterschool.  In addition, parents and community stakeholders are invited and encouraged to share with students and staff during presentations of special curricular aligned programs.

  1. Parents will receive information on a regular basis through postings on our FES website, social media page, and school marquee. Parents will also receive information through ConnectEd calls, progress reports, and report cards.  Grade level curriculum meetings will occur each semester.  Parents will be invited to participate in annual open house meetings.  Parents are provided a copy of the school’s student handbook in the agenda as well as the NCPS student handbook.  Parents will be invited to participate in the school surveys to assist the school in making improvements.

  1. Parent meetings and special events will be held throughout the year to provide opportunities for parental involvement in meeting each child’s education needs and in special events to celebrate student growth and success.

  1. At the beginning of each school year, parents, students, teachers and administrators are asked to sign the School-Parent-Student Compact.  This agreement represents an opportunity for all to affirm their specific responsibilities.  By signing the agreement, all commit to work together to provide every opportunity for the child to succeed.  This agreement serves as the focus of plans, efforts, and strategies that will be used at school and at home to ensure that all children are provided an opportunity to reach their potential.

  1. Copies of the Parent Involvement Policy are distributed at parent request.

Nash County Public Schools 2022-2023 School Year

School-Parent-Student Compact

Nash County Public Schools is committed to providing each student with the tools necessary to successfully meet the challenges they will face in a diverse world. NCPS understands that our families, school staff, and community create the educational environment necessary to accomplish this task. As a result, we have developed this compact to be read, agreed to, and distributed to our entire school family. We ask that you promise to do this by signing and dating the portion of the compact that applies to you.


It is important that I be successful in school.  Therefore, I will do the following:
Attend school regularly and be on time. 
Have high expectations for myself. 
Have a positive attitude towards self, others, school, and learning. 
Know and obey all school and class rules and be respectful to others. 
Work as hard as I can on my school assignments. 
Ask for help when I need help. 
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Student Signature                Date 
It is important that all children are successful in school.  I will work with my child to impact his/her learning by doing the following: 
My child will attend school regularly and be on time. 
Have high expectations for my child. 
Support the school's efforts to maintain proper discipline. 
Provide a place for my child to study and make sure that schoolwork is done. 
Talk and work with the school and teachers to support my child's learning. 
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Parent/Guardian                  Date
It is important that your child be successful in school.  Therefore, I will do the following: 
Maintain high expectations for each learner. 
Respect and encourage each student. 
Model positive school behavior. 
Provide motivating and interesting learning experiences in my classroom. to support student learning. 
Establish communication with parents to discuss student progress, goals, and grading system. 
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Teacher Signature             Date
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Teacher Signature             Date
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Teacher Signature             Date
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Teacher Signature             Date