Family Engagement Services
Family engagement is key to a student’s academic success, therefore, promoting and enhancing family involvement is a priority for all federal programs. Family Engagement Services offers events that enhance student achievement such as curriculum nights, provide tips on supporting academic success at home and gives families access to resource materials.
Family & Community Resources
When schools and families work together to support learning, everyone benefits.
- Students do better in school and in life.
- Parents become empowered.
- Teacher morale improves.
- Schools get better.
- Communities grow stronger
Parent Resource Center
The Parent Resource Center is a place where parents, volunteers and students can gather to learn, share information, volunteer and promote and support learning at home. Believing that every parent wants to help their child to learn and accomplish as much as possible during their years of public education, resources are made available to help parents become an informed partner in meeting their child's learning needs. The Parent Center offers information and resources to help make learning interesting and fun for families. The Parent Resource Center is located at Union Elementary School.
The following resources may help you as a parent to get more involved in your child's education.
- North Carolina Parent Information and Resource Center
- Education Acronyms
- Education Acronyms (Spanish)
- Homework Helpers
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Students with Disabilities
- Federal and State Laws and Policies
- Project Appleseed
- Making the Grade Publications
- Health and Fitness - Spring 2009
- Digital Literacy - Winter 2009
- "Future Ready" Graduates - Fall 2008
- Arts Education - Spring 2008
- Understanding Visual Literacy - Winter 2008
- Communication is Key to Strong Partnerships - Fall 2005
- Building Healthy Eating Habits - Winter 2006
- Encouraging Healthy, Active Children - Spring 2004
- Learning to Read For Information - Fall 2004
- Building Strong Character - Spring 2003
Lisa Gibson, Director of Academically and Intellectually Gifted and Federal Programs
Director Phone: (704) 296-0823
Title I Office Phone: (704) 296-0152
Title I Office Fax: (704) 296-5009
Title 1 Parent Advisory Council
We are seeking parents and family members of children attending Title I schools to serve on our District Parent Advisory Council to gather input throughout the year regarding various Title I requirements. Council members could be invited to attend meetings and/or complete surveys throughout the school year.
If you are interested in participating in the Title I Parent Advisory Council, please enter your information here.