Sussex Montessori School qualifies to receive federal funding through the Title 1 program. “Title I, Part A (Title I) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESEA) provides financial assistance to local educational agencies (LEAs) and schools with high numbers or high percentages of children from low-income families to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards.” (US Department of Education, 2018) For more information about Title 1 at Sussex Montessori School please reference the documents included below.
- Current Parent and Family Engagement Policy can be found on pages 7-10 of Family Handbook.
Important Title 1 Meetings/Events
Title 1 Annual Evaluation Meeting – June 14, 2021
5PM – 7PM, ZOOM
The purpose of the Annual Evaluation Meeting is to provide parents, staff, and community stakeholders with an overview of the community needs assessment and implementation of Sussex Montessori’s Title 1 schoolwide plan and family engagement policy during the 2020-2021 school year. Participants will have the opportunity to provide necessary, valuable feedback on the schoolwide plan, school-parent compact and family engagement policy for upcoming school year.
- June 14 Annual Evaluation Meeting Flyer
- June 14 Annual Evaluation Meeting Agenda
- June 14 Annual Evaluation Meeting Presentation
- Feedback Form (for Breakout Sessions)
- Annual Evaluation Survey – June 14 Title 1 Program / Annual Evaluation Meeting
Planning & Review Session 3 – March 15, 2021
Many, MANY thanks to the incredible parents who reviewed and help developed a robust Parent-Family Engagement Policy. Next step, begin the process of developing our School Improvement Plan (SIP) for next year! This meeting is an intro into the SIP process and will also include a fun parent activity!
Planning & Review Session 2 – March 1, 2021
Our School-Parent Compact is complete thanks to the work and feedback of our parents/families/staff! We invite you to join us as we take a deeper dive in the review and development of our Parent-Family Engagement Policy and School Improvement Plan! If you are a parent/guardian or family members of a current SMS student and would like to get involved in the important decisions at Sussex Montessori School, please email Kaneisha for more details.
Planning & Review Session 1 – February 8, 2021
Title 1 is on the roll! Join us as we take a deeper dive into reviewing and developing our School Improvement Plan, Parent-Family Engagement Policy, and School-Parent Compact! If you are a parent/guardian or family members of a current SMS student and would like to get involved in the important decisions at Sussex Montessori School, please email Kaneisha for more details.
Title 1 Annual Meeting – January 25, 2021
Join us for this virtual-style “open house” on Monday, January 25 at 6pm. Our staff will walk you through the Title 1 program and responsibilities at Sussex Montessori School, followed by child-led Montessori lessons, Opportunities and Updates, and a Q&A about our curriculum and materials.
Click here for meeting Title 1 Annual Meeting Agenda.
Click here for Presentation on January 25, 2021