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    1025 Herrington Road

    Lawrenceville, GA 30044-7503

    Phone Number (770) 682-4221

    Visit https://www.gcpsk12.org/Page/2188

    Last Revised: May 9, 2023


    The Family and Community Engagement Plan and all other Title I information are available on our school’s website at https://www.gcpsk12.org/KanohedaES under the Title I Section. Families can also find paper copies of this Family and Community Engagement Plan in our Parent Center and log on to My Payments Plus.


    It is reviewed and revised at least annually during the Planning Meeting in the spring. All feedback forms from the Planning Meeting are submitted to the Office of Federal Programs for review.  Families who are not able to attend the Planning Meeting have the opportunity to review draft documents and provide input during the draft document review period.


    Kanoheda Elementary School is committed to frequent two-way communication with families about student learning.

    Parents may schedule a conference directly by contacting the teacher through a written note, email, or phone call.

    Call 678-682-4221 during school hours for assistance with contacting the teacher. 


    Empathy: Cultural competence, staff and student wellbeing, educator diversity.
    Equity: Multi-tiered system of supports, opportunity and access, equitable resource allocation.
    Effectiveness: Results-Based evaluation system, talent management, educational return on investment.
    Excellence: Preferred education destination, post-secondary and workforce readiness, world-class communication and engagement.  


    We will provide all students with high quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective learning environment to meet high academic standards.

    Creating a positive learning environment that supports student wellbeing and social emotional learning will enhance the learning environment for each and every student. 

    Skills to support the academic goals:

    ELA-Reading fluency and comprehension

    Math-fluency and problem solving skills


    It is a plan that describes how our school will provide opportunities to improve family engagement that will support student learning at school and at home. All students and their families are invited and encouraged to fully participate in the opportunities described in this plan. The school will provide information and as many opportunities as possible for the participation of all family members.


    It is a written agreement that outlines how the school, the students, and the family will work together to ensure your child’s academic success. An effective School-Family Promise contains the following elements:

    • Clear learning goals that are linked to the school’s improvement plan
    • Specific skills students will learn during the year
    • Strategies that staff, families, and students will use to improve student learning
    • Ways to extend learning at home
    • Methods teachers and family members will use to communicate about student progress
    • Opportunities for family members to observe and participate in the classroom
    • Jointly-developed by families, school staff, students, community business partners, and other stakeholders during our Planning Meeting
    • Reviewed and revised throughout the year. At Kanoheda, the School-Family will be reviewed Promise with families building parent capacity activities and parent-teacher conferences.


    • Title I Program Information: Program information is available during the Title I Planning Meeting in the spring and Annual Parent Meetings in the fall, on the school website, and in the Parent Center.
    • Curriculum Information: Knowing what your child is learning at school is important. We will keep you informed throughout the year about what your child is learning during parent meetings, conferences, eCLASS, and on our school website.
    • Student Progress Monitoring: The Parent Portal is an online resource that allows families to view grades, attendance, schedules, assessment, and your child’s results, course history, and much more. Monitoring your child’s progress in school is an important way to be engaged.
    • Parent Resources: We have many resources available for checkout to use at home with your child. We also host several parent workshops to empower you as you work with your child at home.
    • Staff Training: We will train our staff to effectively communicate with you. Your input on how we train our staff is valuable.
    • Communication: We will communicate, to the extent feasible, all information with you in a language and format you understand. Whenever possible, we will provide interpreters during parent workshops, and academic events. Translation is available for most documents.
    • Transition Support: Entering a new school can be scary for both students and families. We will host events to make sure both you and your child are aware of what is expected and how you can prepare as your child transitions to a new school level, college, and career.


    Kanoheda Elementary will…

    • Offer school wide events and workshops that teach strategies to improve reading and math fluency, comprehension, and problem-solving skills.
    • Support student well-being by implementing daily morning meetings to build communities focused on social emotional learning. 
    • Provide resources such as books and academic learning games that support their child's growth. 

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    Principal’s Signature                  Date

    As Students, we will…

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    • Practice reading and math at home daily, using strategies learned in class and resources received from schoolwide events and workshops.
    • Communicate and implement social emotional strategies learned at school.
    • Encourage my parents to check out resources from the Family Engagement Center. 

    As Families, we will…icon: man and woman

    • Attend schoolwide events and workshops to learn strategies to support and address academic student needs in reading and math. 
    • Promote student wellbeing by taking time to talk to my child and to acknowledge my child's feelings.
    • Visit the Family Engagement Center to check out reading and math resources to use at home to promote student achievement. 


    Parents and teachers are partners in education and that partnership builds with frequent communication. Some of the ways we can foster effective communication include; Parent/Teacher conferences, Student Support Team meetings, Friday Folders, Student Agendas, Email, Phone Conferences, Parent Portal, Grade Alerts, School Website, School Messenger, Facebook, Instagram, eClass, MyPaymentsPlus, Newsletters, Flyers in English/Spanish, School School Marquee. 

    If you need interpretation and/or translation services, please contact: Ms. Rosangel Molina, Parent Instructional Coordinator (PIC), Rosangel.Molina@gcpsk12.org or Ms. Monica Anaya, Parent Outreach Liaison (POL), Monica.Anaya@gcpsk12.org 678-407-7696.


    • Annual Title I Meeting (Fall)
    • Title I Planning Meeting and Document Review (Spring)
    • School Council
    • Early Release/Fall Parent Conference : 10/18/23 and 10/192023 
    • Early Release/Spring Parent Conference: 3/6/24 and 3/7/24
    • Play 2 Learn
    • English Classes
    • Family Night Events (Curriculum Night, Multilingual Night, literacy, Math, STEM, and (International Night)
    • Kindergarten Transition Workshop

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    • Title I is a federal program designed to support school reform efforts to improve teaching and learning for all students.
    • Title I programs are based on effective means of improving student achievement and include strategies to support family engagement.
    • The Title I Office reserves at least one percent of the district’s allocation to fund family and community engagement programs. The use of these funds is based on suggestions gathered at our spring Planning Meetings from families and community members. Funds are distributed equally to all our Title I schools.
    • Childcare and/or transportation may be provided for meetings and school events.


    The Mission of Kanoheda Elementary School is to provide a quality learning experience for all members of our school community.

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    Our Family Engagement Center has learning games, books, and many other resources available for families to checkout and use at home. Our Parent Instructional Coordinator is Rosangel Molina and our Parent Outreach Liasion is Monica Anaya. They are available to help you find resources, navigate the Parent Portal, connect with teachers, and learn about ways you can help your children at home. 

    Our Family Engagement Center is located in Room 1.102.

    8:30 AM-2:30 PM


    Please contact Rosangel Molina or Monica Anaya for additional information about our Family Engagement Center and resources available for check-out.


    Rosangel.Molina@gcpsk12.org  Monica.Anaya@gcpsk12.org


    There are opportunities to volunteer in the Media Center, Family Engagement Center, PBIS Store, at events, and in classrooms. If parents wish to observe a classroom, please call the office at 770-682-4221 to contact the grade level administrator. The administrator will make arrangements. Please contact the PIC to learn more about our many ways to serve. Volunteers are invaluable in helping us meet the needs of our students. Please join us!