Family Engagement Coordinator
Pierce County School System
The Pierce County Parent & Family Engagement webpage provides information and resources to assist families with helping their children increase their academic achievement.This webpage also provides families with Title I information and upcoming family engagement events. Blackshear Elementary School, Midway Elementary School, Patterson Elementary School, and Pierce County Middle School are school-wide Title I schools. Families are invited to provide suggestions and ideas to improve our Title I programs and plans. Click on our Title I link below to learn more about Title I and access a stakeholder feedback form to share your ideas. Together...we can make a difference!
Join us for an event you will NOT want to miss!!
ANNUAL TITLE I "EXTRAVAGANZA"
Learn valuable information about your child's instructional day. Find out answers to questions to help your child(ren) have a
successful school year. Some questions your child's teacher and other staff members will answer are as follows: What curriculum will my child learn this year? How is my child graded? How do I monitor my child's progress? What assessments will my child be taking? What is Title I and why am I an important partner in educating my child?
Midway Elementary School - August 23, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
Blackshear Elementary School - September 6, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
Pierce County Middle School - September 13, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
Patterson Elementary School - September 20, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. (K-2nd)
September 27, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. (3rd-5th)
Title I Information
If you are unable to attend an Annual Title I "Extravaganza" or parent meeting and would like to be informed about the Title I programs as well as opportunities the schools' provide to BE INVOLVED, please email Angie Meadows at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (912) 807-0048.
The Pierce County Mentor/Volunteer Program needs you!! The Mentor /Volunteer Program provides an opportunity for adults to enrich the lives of our students. In order to be a mentor, a person must be at least 18 years old and out of high school. An individual must also fill out an application packet/screening and attend a training session. However, the most important qualification is a real desire to work with young people. If you would like to become a mentor/volunteer, you are invited to attend one of the training sessions below.
Blackshear Elementary – August 31, 2018 at 9:00 AM Laura Coates, Jennifer Harris 912.449.2088
Midway Elementary – August 30, 2018 at 7:45 AM Kim Lydon, 912.807.0084
Patterson Elementary – August 24, 2018 at 8:30 AM Ashlee Todd, 912.647.5373
Pierce County Middle – September 19, 2018 at 8:30 AM Bryany Walker, 912.449.2077
Join us for a delicious lunch while gaining knowledge to support your child’s educational success. Workshops are open to all Pierce County families! Invitations are sent to all parents and posted on the school websites. Lunch is sponsored by our community partners. All workshops begin at 12:00 noon.
Date: September 5, 2018 School: Blackshear Elementary Time: 12:00 noon
Topic: Raising Emotionally Healthy Children in Today’s Society with Dr. Baker Wright
Date: October 3, 2018 School: Patterson Elementary Time: 12:00 noon
Topic: Literacy & Reading Strategies
Date: November 7, 2018 School: Blackshear Elementary Time: 12:00 noon
Topic: Math Strategies to help your child
Date: February 6, 2019 School: Pierce County Middle Time: 12:00 noon
Topic: Technology Tools for Academic Success
Come talk with teachers/staff about how we can improve our family engagement activities/events, what the school can provide you with to help support your child’s learning at home and the best ways to communicate with you. Also, the Cafés will provide opportunities for you to assist in revising our Title I program plans, school-parent compacts, building school staff capacity trainings and the budget. Join us for the following Parent Cafés at your child's school.
February 7, 2019 @ 6:00 PM May 2, 2019 @ 2:45 PM
January 24, 2019 @ 7:45 AM May 9, 2019 @ 2:45 PM
January 24, 2019 @ 2:40 PM May 16, 2019 @ 2:40 PM
Pierce County Middle
January 22, 2019 @ 3:20 PM March 12, 2019 @ 3:20 PM
We encourage all upcoming kindergarten parents/family members to come meet teachers, tour the school, and learn everything you need to know to make your child’s first day in kindergarten successful.
Blackshear Elementary- March 28, 2019 at 6:00 PM (Kindergarten Kickoff)
Midway Elementary – March 28, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Patterson Elementary – March 21, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Moving to Middle School (Transition) - May 7, 2019 at 5:30 PM
Orientation for next year’s 6th grade parents and family members to discuss the transition from elementary to middle school. More information will be advertised on the PCMS website, Facebook page, and sent home with your child.
Your opinions and suggestions are important to the success of our schools!! Please take a moment to complete two important surveys this year.
- Title I Parent & Family Engagement survey – (Open mid-January to mid-February) Please complete the Parent & Family Engagement survey to help us plan and address areas of improvement for the 2019-20 school year! (Please complete a survey for every school you have a child enrolled in.)
- The Georgia Parent Survey- (Open October-March) All parents are encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey. The data will be used to calculate the School Climate Star Rating. The school’s Climate score is a component of the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCPRI).
Infinite Campus Parent Portal
Check your child’s grades on the Parent Portal. Go to…
https://campus.pierce.k12.ga.us/campus/portal/pierce.jsp and log in. For an Infinite Campus training, go to https://www.pinterest.com/pcresourceroom/, click on Infinite Campus Parent Portal in the red boards to learn how to set your account up and use Infinite Campus.
Download the “Free” Infinite Campus App on your smartphone.
Search: Infinite Campus Mobile Portal
Enter the Pierce County School District ID: WJXCFX
Enter your campus portal username and password. The app provides anytime, anywhere access to assignments, attendance, grades, and schedule.