Title I Family Engagement
APTT (Academic Parent Teacher Teams) Follow Up
Academic Parent Teacher Teams – (School Name)
Introductions – 5 minutes
Goals for Tonight’s Event – 5 minutes – explain the goals of the evening and what is going to happen – write these on your Smart Board or PPT
Share your child’s data with you
Explain where we want your child to be by the end of ____grade
Show you some tips for how to support your child at home with this goal
Discuss any questions you may have
Share Data Folders – 10 minutes
Discuss this is the BIG picture for your child’s data
Assessment for the year
This may be a lot of information, but we just want you to be aware of this data
Classroom Data, Your Child’s Data and Individual Goals – 15 minutes bar graph on Power Point slide with anonymous numbers for each child. Brief Explanation:
Bridge the conversation with a statement about, now you are going to focus in on one area of data)
Pass out individual folders.
Each individual number is a student
Highlight growth that has been made
Where children should be at grade level
Talk about what might be a realistic goal (i.e. how many points would you want the student to grow in the next few months, setting high expectations)
Help parents fill in the goal sheet
Invite parents to help support their child’s learning at home and let them know how critical it is to support learning at home.
Spend a few minutes circulating and answering questions about the data
Let parents know that you will be around for a while after the workshop to answer more individual questions.
Activity to Help Your Child at Home – 20 minutes total
Explain that this is tied to the data
Model one activity – no more than 10 minutes
Pass out materials
Ask parents to practice – 10 minutes
Remind them that this is tied to the goal that we set together
Circulate and answer any questions
Individual Questions & Answers – 5 minutes
Thank the parents for coming
Let parents know that you will stick around for individual questions or anything they’d like to talk about
Post next meeting date
Phone Script for Inviting Parents to Workshops
Good Evening Parents, this is (name of person calling) calling on behalf of (school name). By now, you should have received a letter from your child’s teacher inviting you to a short event tomorrow night, (day & date) at (time) p.m. Your child’s teacher will share with you information about your child’s achievement and show you a few ways you can support your child’s learning during the (school year or summer months). Childcare (and interpretation in Spanish) will be available. Once again, that’s tomorrow, (day & date) at (time) p.m. We hope to see you there!
Thank you and have a good evening.
Buenas Tardes, me llamo (name of person calling) y estoy llamando de parte de la escuela primaria (school name). Probablemente ya recibió una carta de parte del la maestra de su hijo/a invitándole a un evento mañana, (day & date) a las (time) de la tarde. Las maestras/maestros compartirán con usted información sobre el logro académico de su hijo/a y le mostraran algunas formas en como apoyar el aprendizaje de su hijo/a durante (el año escolar or los meses de verano). Se ofrecerá cuidado de niños gratuitito al igual que servicios de interpretación. Una vez más, es (day & date), a las (time) de la tarde. ¡Esperamos verlos allí!
Muchas gracias y tengan una buena noche.
Contents for Student Folder
Contents for the Individual Parent Packet for APTT Meetings
Individual Student Data
Goal Setting Sheet
Take home kit instructions (English and Spanish if available)
Materials for Take home kit (manipulatives, etc.)
The outside of the folder should have the student’s name, but NO numbers. The inside of the folder has the child’s confidential number that corresponds to the graph. PLEASE NOTE: WE DO NOT SEND HOME COPIES OF THE CLASS DATA GRAPH WITH PARENTS. THESE GRAPHS ARE TO REMAIN WITH THE TEACHER.