Parental involvement is a combination of commitment and active participation on the part of parent to the school and to the student. As parents you can ensure that your child receives the benefits from parental involvement by staying up to date on what is happening in the classroom.
Tulsa Public Schools is committed to helping your child develop the academic knowledge and critical thinking he or she needs to succeed in school and beyond. As a result, these involvement opportunities empower parents to take action. By connecting parents to school officials, community members, other parents, knowledge, and powerful allies, these opportunities build bridges and networks that support schools and sustain whole communities.
HOOVER ELEMENTARY PARENT INVOLVEMENT PLAN
Part I. General Expectation Hoover Elementary agrees to implement the following statutory requirements:
Tulsa Public Schools shall promote parent involvement in all schools as mandated by Title I, No Child Left Behind Act 2001 and work as equal partners with parents in providing quality learning experiences for every student, everyday, without exception. The Board believes and acknowledges that parent involvement raises the academic achievement level of students. Additionally, parents become empowered, teacher morale improves and communities grow stronger when parents take an active in role in educating their children. To this end, schools shall involve parents in the education of their children at all grade levels. The Superintendent or his/her designee shall provide coordination, technical assistance and other support necessary to assist all schools in planning and implementing effective parent involvement activities to improve student academic achievement and school performance.
Hoover Elementary School teachers and staff believe that empowering parents to insist on improvement and giving them options regarding their children’s education will help the district to realize its vision to become the "District of Choice" for patrons of the community. As a result of this belief, Hoover Elementary School shall create an environment of supportive and collaborative parentinvolvement.
1. Program Information for Parents:
Hoover Elementary School shall provide the families of targeted students with the information necessary to understand such topics as the Oklahoma Academic Standards, the assessments being used, the requirements of Title 1, Part A, and how to monitor their children's progress and work with educators to improve their achievement. The school will provide parents with information to increase their child's ability to succeed at school and with the Spanish language acquisition.
2. Educate Educators:
Hoover Elementary School shall educate staff members in how to address student academic concerns to parents and how to reach all learners in class.
3. Understandable Communication:
Hoover Elementary School shall ensure that information related to school and parent programs, meetings and other activities is sent to the parents of all children in a format and language the parents can understand. English/Spanish school messages- as needed; Emails- as needed and in the parent's preferred language. Phone Calls and conferences - as needed and in the parent's preferred language English/Spanish District & Office information.
4. Parents and Volunteering:
Hoover Elementary School works along side the Parent Teacher Association to continually solicit and encourage all parents to support their children and school by volunteering to participate in various acts of service as needed and defined by the staff. The school provides parents multiple opportunities to participate in classroom and school-wide activities. These will include but are not limited to several learning and social projects.
8/20/18 Meet the Teacher
8/30/2018 Back to School Night, Uniform exchange
9/7/2018 Grandparents Day
9/10/2018 Skate Night (monthly)
10/11/2018 Book Fair
10/13/2018 Pizza Bingo
11/10/2018 Chili Cook off
10/11 & 16/2018 Parent Teacher Conferences
1/19/2018 Pizza Bingo
3/14/2018 Book Fair
3/14 & 15/2018 Parent Teacher Conferences
3/30/2018 Moms and Muffins
5/2018 5th grade trip New Mexico
District Involvement Information
- Stay Connected - TPS social media and smartphone app
- Tulsa Council of PTAs
- National PTA
- Booster Clubs/PTAs sanctioned organizations
- Parents as Teachers
- Student and Family Guide to Success (includes the Behavior Response Plan)
- Achieving. Classroom Excellence (ACE) Parental Curriculum Choice Letter
- Logrando la Excelencia en el Salón de Clases Carta hacia los Padres para la Selección de Currículo
- Parent Guide | Guía para Padres
- Parents Right To Know | El Derecho a Saber de los Padres
- Parent and Family Engagement Policy
- Educational Surrogate Parents Program
- All students need parental support to succeed. The Educational Surrogate Parents Program responds to the need for support and representation of students with disabilities whose parents are not available. This program relies on the commitment of volunteers who support a student's education by advocating for him/her to ensure that the student receives a free and appropriate public education.