"Parent Involvement in West Virginia Schools"
School Counselor’s Work Shops Fall 2009 State Board Policy 2200 Requirement of the 5 Year Strategic Plan Partners with Title I Requires parent participation on various groups within each school Community Leaders and Businesses are also to participate in the various decision making groups WVDE Task Force Made up of different offices through out the WVDE Members from community agencies Problem solve about Parent Involvement activities Goal is to build local capacity WVDE Taskforce Goals Build Local Capacity for increasing Parent, Family and Community in schools Increase Awareness of the importance of Parent, Family and Community involvement in schools Provide Resources to the Districts Linking Parent Activities to Learning going on IN the Classroom Hard to Reach Families: Middle School and High School Families in Transition Families of those serving in the Military Families with a member who is Incarcerated Foster Families Families who are Homeless Families who are New to the school Families of Divorce Welcoming School Environment What activities have you completed to get these families engaged and active in your school? Appraisal What can or do YOU, as Counselors do to help with these Families? Title I Improvement Schools Parent Academies 2009 LINKS NetWorth. http://wvde.state.wv.us/counse lors/networth-lessons.html WVDE Parent Website http://wvde.state.wv.us/21 stparents/ West Virginia Parent Connections (PIRC) Parent Educator Resource Centers (PERCs) More Information: Anita Deck www.edvantia.org PO Box 1348, Charleston, WV 25325-1348 p: 800.624.9120 ext. 5478 or 304.347.0478 f : 304.347.0489 firstname.lastname@example.org More Information: Betsy Peterson 1-800-642-8541 304-558-2696 email@example.com http://wvde.state.wv.us/21stparents Thank You!