*** Any district with a Title I Allocation exceeding $500,000 is required by law to set aside 1% of it’s Title I allocation for parental involvement. Columbia County’s Title I FY18 Allocation was $2,498,656 for the 2018-2019 school year. 1% of the funds set-aside for parent involvement is $24,986.Each Title I school receives a per pupil amount of the $24,986 to implement school-level parental involvement. CRE receives approx.$1795 in funds to support student success. The majority of the funds are budgeted for a stipend for the parent engagement coordinator, take home materials for Learning Express Night, Milestone Saturday Academy. Parent input is required to establish how the 1% and carry over funds are to be spent with in our school. Let us know if you have any other ideas on how we should spend the funds.
Parents are asked to help give input in the following areas: Welcoming All Families, Title I Budget, Communication, Decision Making/Advocacy, Family Nights (Literacy & Math Nights), School-Parent Compacts (which are agreements between parents, students and teachers), and the Parent and Family Engagement Plan.