Title I Annual Meeting

2018-2019 Title I Program Overview for
Schoolwide Program (SWP) Schools



Federal and State Education Programs Branch

Purpose of the Overview

To inform parents about the Title I Program and its requirements


What is Title I?

“…is to provide all children significant opportunity to receive a fair, equitable, and high quality education, and to close educational achievement gaps.” Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

  • Title I, Part A provides supplemental federal funds to help meet the educational needs of low-achieving students in the highest-poverty schools.

  • SWSD schools have a poverty threshold of at least 50% based on free- or reduced-price meal applications and/or CalWORKS.

  • Title I schools in SWSD through a comprehensive school-wide plan under the schoolwide program (SWP) model.






Who Receives Title I Services?

Although schools are eligible for Title I funding based on poverty, the selection process for providing Title I services to students is not based on low-income. It is based entirely on academic achievement.


What are Supplemental Funds?

Federal Title I, Part A funds are supplemental to the other state resources (general funds) that the school receives for providing an educational program for students and services that are required by law for English learners and children with disabilities.



Schoolwide Program



The Two Title I Models for Serving Students




May serve All Students at the School based on the needs assessment but must address the needs of students most at risk.

Supplemental Funds

Schools write a comprehensive school plan to upgrade the core academic program in a high-poverty school, without distinguishing between eligible and ineligible children.

All students may benefit from the additional services in a school operating under a schoolwide program based upon the identified needs described in the plan.

Schoolwide Programs (SWP)

Federal and State Education Programs Branch


California Education Code 64001 requires that districts receiving state, federal and other applicable funding through the Consolidated Application (ConApp) process ensure that participating schools write a SPSA.

Expenses described in the SPSA must be aligned to data that will address specific needs and must be annually evaluated.

SPSA can be located on school website



Federal and State Education Programs Branch

Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA)

Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA)

The SPSA* includes:

  • Comprehensive needs assessment – Data analysis and annual

SPSA Evaluation

  • Goals, based on student data, that are measurable
  • Effective methods and instructional strategies based on research

that address student needs

  • Budget
  • Process of monitoring the implementation of the planned actions

*Goals of the LCAP are embedded in the SPSA

California Education Code 52852 requires these schools to establish a School Site Council (SSC) as the decision-making council for all programs funded through the ConApp.

The School Site Council (SSC) is responsible for developing, reviewing, and approving the SPSA with written advice from appropriate school advisory committees.

Janette Tyrone Susana Flores Beatriz Sanchez

Chris Losoya Alina Garcia

Mary Hambright Marilu Saavedra

Agatha Rosales Maggie Castillo

Terry Almaraz Enedina Velazquez


Federal and State Education Programs Branch

School Site Council


The Cycle of Continuous Improvement in the Development of the SPSA


Conduct Comprehensive Needs Assessment

(Data analysis and SPSA Evaluation)

Develop Measurable Objectives and Identify Strategies/Actions/Tasks in the SPSA Goal Pages

Develop Budget Based Upon Prioritized Expenditures that Support the Strategies/Actions/Tasks Described in the Goals

Monitor implementation

Identify Expenditures in the SPSA and Ensure Expenditures are Aligned with the Strategies/Actions/Tasks in the Goals

Federal and State Education Programs Branch

2018-2019 School’s Title I Allocation and Budgeted Expenditures




before and after school intervention

intervention teacher pay



Title I SWP



What is Parent and Family Engagement?

Meaning under ESSA: (Every Student Succeeds Act)

The term, parent and family engagement, means the participation of parents and family members in regular, two-way and meaningful communication involving student academic learning and other school activities.


District Title I Parent and Family Engagement Policy

  • SWSD adopted a Districtwide Title I Parent and Family Engagement Policy for parents September 2018..

The policy describes how the District will:

- Involve parents in the LEA Plan

- Provide coordination and technical assistance to schools for parent involvement

- Build parent & school capacity

- Annually evaluate the policy

- Involve parents in Title I school activities

*The District’s Annual Notifications also provides parents with

information on parental involvement and ESSA mandates.



2018-2019 Parent-Student Handbook

The 2018-19 Parent Handbook is online along with the Behavior Parent Handbook


School Parent and Family Engagement Policy

In addition to the District Parent and Family Engagement Policy, each Title I school must develop, jointly with parents and family members of children receiving Title I services, a written school parent and family engagement policy that describes how the school will carry out the parental and family involvement requirements in Every Student Succeeds Act, Section 1116.



School-level policies must:

School Parent and Family Engagement Policy Requirements

Federal and State Education Programs Branch


  • Annual Title I Meeting
  • Information about the Title I Program
  • Training on curriculum & assessment
  • Opportunity to request meetings
  • School-Parent Compact
  • Capacity Building

Required School-level Activities


  • Title I schools are required to set aside 1% of Title I

funds to support their Title I Parent Involvement Policy

  • The following are the expenditures from this year’s

allocation: $1302.00

    • Funds will be used for translators for Parent Teacher Conferences, Back to School Night, Open House or other parent meetings.
    • Child Care for those meetings that require care for students.

Required Set-Aside for Parent Involvement

2018-2019 School Parent Involvement Activities

  • This year we will continue to have parent workshops such as:

PIQE (Parents for Quality Education)

Latino Family Literacy- Family Stories

ESL/Civics Classes

Back-to-School Night and Open House

Coffee with the Principal/English Language Advisory Committee

School Site Council

Parent Teacher Association

Family Engagement Nights (Science, Math, Sight Words)


Federal and State Education Programs Branch

Parents’ Right to Know

  • ESSA requires Title I, Part A schools to notify parents at the beginning of each school year that they may request information about the qualifications of their children’s teachers and paraprofessionals who provide educational assistance to their children.


Federal and State Education Programs Branch



-Academic Achievement

-English Learner Progress


--Chronic Absenteeism

New State Accountability System

  • Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is a federal law that went into effect beginning in 2017-18.
  • The State Plan will include many components, including the description of the new accountability system, which will include:
    • New data points for accountability based on the California School Dashboard (available at caschooldashboard.org)



At SWSD, schools and families are working together to ensure all students are college-prepared and career-ready. Together we can equip our students with the foundation of skills needed for the 21st century.

Next steps to have a voice:

Consider joining SSC or ELAC

Complete the annual parent survey

Attend Coffee with the Principal/ELAC events


Actual 2018 Title I Annual Parent Meeting McKibben - Google Slides