Treakle Parent and Family Engagement Policy

Treakle Elementary 2022-2023

Parent and Family Engagement Policy


Parents serve as key shareholders in the educational processes of the students attending G. A. Treakle Elementary Elementary. The PFE Policy of G. A. Treakle Elementary ensures equitable participation in the planning, reviewing, and implementing of all parent programs and activities.

Parent Definition

A parent is legally defined as a biological parent, step-parent, or foster parent of a student or a person who has legal custody of a student pursuant to a court order and with whom the student resides. For this policy, the parent encompasses all family situations.

Parent/Family Engagement Definition

Parent/Family Engagement is best defined as any time a parent commits to assisting his or her child in learning and achieving academically to a higher level with greater interest and motivation.

Parent/Family Engagement can be accomplished in a variety of ways, which include the following:


  1. Reading together at home with your child.
  2. Establishing and discussing rules, routines, and expectations for your child
  3. Communicating positive values, such as respect, hard work, and responsibility.
  4. Providing your child with positive encouragement when he or she achieves certain goals.
  5. Speaking and collaborating with your child’s teacher on a regular basis regarding academics and behavior
  6. Becoming involved in the school’s PTA (Parent Teacher Association) /SBDM (School-Based Decision Making) Council and/or committees.
  7. Attending school functions.

Treakle Elementary shall involve parents in an organized, ongoing, and timely manner in the Title I planning, review, and improvement of programs. This includes the joint development of the school Parent Family Engagement (PFE) policy. 

Treakle Elementary and parents of the students participating in the activities, services, and programs agree that improved student achievement is a shared responsibility. G. A. Treakle Elementary and parents will build and develop a partnership that will assist students in achieving proficiency.

Treakle Elementary Elementary Responsibilities:

  1. Provide high-quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive learning environment in order to meet the State’s academic achievement standards.
  2. Provide parents with reasonable access to staff.
  3. Provide a safe, positive, and healthy learning environment for each student.
  4. Communicate student academic and behavioral progress with students and parents.
  5. Provide parents opportunities to participate in their child’s educational experience.

Parents/Guardian’s Responsibilities:

  1. Support regular attendance, arriving at school on time, and being prepared.
  2. Review all forms of communication (homework, agenda books, notes, newsletters)
  3. Encourage their child to demonstrate respect for school personnel, classmates, and school property.
  4. Communicate regularly with my child’s teacher.
  5. Ensure that school assignments are complete.

Students Responsibilities:

  1. Come to school on time and be prepared to learn.
  2. Follow all school and classroom rules.
  3. Respect myself, my classmates, school personnel, and school property.
  4. Focus attention on their teachers, tutors, and family members and ask for help when needed.
  5. Complete all classwork and homework assignments.


List of Stakeholders who Developed the Plan:

Felecia Frazier, Principal

Catherine Parks, Assistant Principal

Glinda Roberson, PTA President

Robyn Edwards-Roberson, PTA Vice President

Donna Bolen, PTA Treasurer