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Title One Benefits

Columbia Elementary Benefits of Title One

Because we are a Title One funded school, we receive many extra benefits to assist student learning. The benefits include:

  1. Two sessions of full-day Kindergarten. Each class has one aide in each kindergarten classroom
  2. Instructional Intervention teacher
  3. Intervention Instructional Aides
  4. Parent and Preschooler program
  5. Teachers receive additional technology
  6. 5 computers in every K-2 classroom available for student use
  7. 1:1 chrome books for every student in grades 3-6 and 1:1 iPads for every student grades K – 2
  8. Smartboards in some classrooms
  9. Four Teacher Specialists to help teachers with curriculum
  10. Extra professional development for teachers.
  11. Family Learning Center with provides computer, English, GED, and life skills for adults. The family learning center helps our teachers by volunteering their time on Wednesdays and Thursdays to work on projects for teachers.  Additionally, there are books for preschoolers.
  12. Family activity nights
  13. Grade level literacy nights
  14. “Summer Slide” kits
  15. District specialists – David Johansen – technology. Ardy Vallet– Title 1
  16. Additional office assistant
  17. Providing a designated time and date for teachers to participate in Professional Learning Communities (PLCs). Teachers have time three-days a week for a total of 90 minutes to meet, as a team, to review student data, curriculum development and collaborate with specialists.
  18. Partially funded School Psychologist.
  19. Additional teachers to reduce class sizes.
  20. Kari Sue Hamilton Preschool allows additional children because we are a Title 1 school
  21. Partially funded Playworks.