Jennings County Schools Title 1
Title 1 Program Administrator
Mrs. Teresa Helton
Title 1 is a federally funded program designed to provide assistance to students who need help in meeting high standards in reading and mathematics.
Title I Vision
The vision of the Jennings County School Corporation's Title I Program is to provide services and resources to eligible students, educators, and families. Cooperative efforts among the state, school, home, and community will ensure high expectations for Title I programming that will result in education excellence for all students.
Title I Mission
Recognizing the ability of all students to master challenging standards in the core academic subjects, Jennings County School Corporation's Title I services are dedicated to increasing and improving the educational opportunities for students in schools with a high incidence of poverty by doing the following:
- Distributing resources in amounts sufficient to make a difference, to schools where the needs are greatest.
- Focusing on effective. engaging, and high quality school programs and supplemental instruction to students.
- Promoting school wide reform, ensuring access to effective instructional strategies, and challenging academic content.
- Upgrading the quality of instruction through professional development.
- Increasing opportunities for meaningful participation by parents in the education of their children.
- Providing schools, teachers, and parents greater decision making authority and responsibility for student achievement.
- Utilizing the Core and Indiana Academic Standards to assess students and determine how well Title I children are meeting the expectations of all students.