Title I, formerly
known as Chapter 1, is a federally funded supplemental reading program to
support disadvantaged learners.
What is the purpose of the Title 1
The purpose is to ensure that all children have a fair, equal,
and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach their
This purpose can be accomplished by:
1. Administering a
variety of high quality assessments to identify which students will need
additional instruction (including MAP, State Assessments, Classroom Tests, DIBELs
2. Instruction from
high quality curriculum that has been scientifically proven to advance the
skills of students who may be struggling
3. Creating a system of communication between classroom teachers, support staff, and parents so that all groups are working toward the same goal….
…Giving North Canton students the support they need, exactly when they need it, to ensure that all students grow and accomplish gains in learning.
What will Title I funds Pay for?
Title funds pay for teacher salaries and benefits, curriculum
materials, professional development for teachers, supplies needed for parent
meetings and programs for students.
What are the requirements Title I?
Title I requires school districts to do the following:
*Choose assessment criteria that allow us to identify students that may need instructional support and document this.
*Inform parents about the selection
of their child for services
*Document our contact with parents
(including this fall meeting)
*Report the students that are
What does Title
services mean for YOUR child?
receive instruction in exactly the areas that need intervention (decoding,
phonological awareness, letter naming, comprehension strategies, addition,
place value, etc.) only when your child needs it
monitoring of the progress your child is making so adjustments can be made if
*He/She may move
in and out of Title I groups throughout the year depending on progress.
What will Title services look like?
Title 1 services may be offered in a variety of ways such as:
works with the student in small group or individually
*Title I staff
works with student in small group or individually
*Title I staff
teachers may co-teach a with a classroom teacher
*Resources used during instruction might include using the Language Arts program, a computer based program, or research based strategies
happen inside the classroom or outside the classroom
*Title I services
will mostly occur during a “no new instruction time”
How are Title 1 services different from special education services?
*Title I students will not have a written IEP (Individual
Education Plan) but may have a RIMP (Reading Intervention and Monitoring Plan)
Title I Services vs. Special Education (IEP)
Developmental (especially for Kindergarten)
Tested by teachers, given to all students
Tested by a psychologist, given to few
Changes throughout the year
Short term help
Long term help