BLACKWELL PUBLIC SCHOOLS
OVERVIEW OF TITLE I PROGRAMS
PURPOSE: The purpose of the Title I program is to provide for high quality educational opportunities for students in both elementary and secondary schools.
GOAL:The primary goal of Title I is to increase the academic achievement of eligible students by using high standards and achievement expectations.
ELIGIBLE STUDENTS: All Elementary and Middle School students are eligible to participate in the Title I program with some identified students being targeted for additional help.
AREA OF INSTRUCTION: The Federal Government has mandated that all children be proficient in reading and mathematics by the year 2012-2013.
GRADES TO BE SERVED: At Blackwell Elementary, students in grades K-5 will be served by the Title I Program. Students in grades 6-8 will be served by the Title I Program at the Middle School level.
TEACHER CERTIFICATION: Regular classroom teachers who teach elementary Title I reading, and math classes are properly certificated in reading and math just as other teachers in the district must be certificated. Title I teachers in the middle school replacement program are also classroom teachers certified in the teaching area they serve.
Elementary – Sherri Eakins Language Arts (1FTE)
Elementary - Mary Krehbiel Math (1FTE)
Elementary- Nancy Worley All Day 4-K (1FTE)
Elementary- Timothy Denning-Sch. Based Social Worker (1FTE)
Middle School- Candi Holt - Reading / L.A. (1FTE)
Middle School- Stacey Ridenour & Jennifer Lambert - Math (1FTE)
Middle School - Janell Bateman - School Based Social Worker (1 FTE)
SELECTION OF STUDENT POPULATION TO BE SERVED : All middle school students will qualify for Title I services, yet will be targeted depending upon qualification. All students at the elementary site are eligible, yet are targeted with the same scores (as Middle School) for service depending upon qualifications.
- Parent Teacher Conference Days: October 12th/13th and March 8th/10th
- Parents are encouraged to visit with the Title I teachers at any time.