K-1 Title 1 Plan

2021-2022 K-1 School, Parent, and Family Engagement Plan


Building Leadership Team

Team Member Role

Team Member Name


Marla Burns

Amanda Isaacs


Leslie Bolinger

Tandy Dickens (counselor)

Erica Hudson

Kim Cristy

Sarah Knust

Megan Lamb

Caitlyn Moss

Nicole Whitehead (counselor)

School Leaders

Kari Arehart

DJ Driskill

Meeting Dates

9/3/21, 11/12/21, 1/14/22, 3/11/22, 5/20/22


Coordination with Other Federal, State, and Local Programs

Federal Titles/Acts

Program Representative

Representative Role

Title 1 School Improv

Devin Thomas

Erica Hudson

Angie Higgins

Annette Elam





Title II.A

Kathy Tackett

Asst. Superintendent

Title IV.A

Gretchen DeMasters

Federal Programs Dir


Gretchen DeMasters

Homeless Coordinator

Strategies to Address School Needs

Supplemental Instruction

Subject Area

Grade Levels


K, 1


Delivery of Supplemental Instruction Services

  1. Preschool
  2. Pull Out/Resource Classroom
  3. Push-In/Regular Classroom


Instructional Personnel

Supplemental Reading/ELA- Teachers


Class Size Reduction

Grade Level- K



  • Professional Learning Communities
  • School-wide Positive Behavior Supports
  • Response to Intervention


Strategies will:

  • Provide opportunities for all children, including subgroups of students, to meet the challenging Missouri Learning Standards.
    • Available to all students, address learning gaps, give students specific strategies to be successful
  • Use methods and instructional strategies that strengthen the academic program in the school.
    • More individualized attention to address student needs



  • Address the needs of all children in the school, but particularly the needs of those at-risk of not meeting the Missouri Learning Standards
  • LLI Intervention instruction and small group reading instruction in addition to the Tier 1 instruction they receive in the classroom 

Activities will:

  • Improve students’ skills outside the academic subject areas
    • Specialized instructional support services
  • Implementing a school-wide tiered model to prevent and address problem behavior and early intervention services
  • Professional development and other activities for teachers, paraprofessionals, and other school personnel 
    • Delivery of PD services
    • Instructional Coach
    • Third party contracts
  • Professional development activities that address the prioritized needs
    • Training for reading in LLI
    • Training in LETRS
  • Strategies for assisting preschool children in the transition from early childhood education programs to local public school programs
    • Kindergarten Screening
    • Kindergarten Round Up