Title I Plan

School Name

Silver Shores ES (3581)

School Year

2018 - 2019

Title I Requirements

COMPREHENSIVE NEEDS ASSESSMENT of the entire school (including the needs of migrant children) with information about the academic achievement of children in relation to the state academic content standards.
Describe the process utilized to conduct the comprehensive needs assessment for this school.

Prior year assessment data from the FSA scores, BSA scores, reading scores internal assessments and diagnostics test were organized with graphs, tables, and charts. Information was organized to show individual teacher, grade level, and school-wide results. Individual student results were given to classroom teachers for their review.-

Parents are also a vital part of the process. A parent survey is sent home each spring to gather input concerning curriculum, environment, and communication. Results from this survey are used to help write goals and objectives for the school.

Parents are invited to meet with administration to discuss student achievement results and strategies for improving scores. Suggestions are discussed with staff and considered for inclusion in school-wide plans.

Instruction by HIGHLY QUALIFIED TEACHERS in all core content area classes
List instructional staff and paraprofessionals that are NOT highly qualified (instructional staff only).


Describe strategies that will be used to attract high-quality, highly qualified teachers.

The district's Talent Acquisition & Operations department, as well as a district level Teacher Recruitment Committee work collaboratively to retain and recruit highly qualified, certified-in-field, educators. Silver Shores Elementary School’s collaboration with the district is evidenced by participation in ‘Experience Broward’ Teacher Recruitment Fairs. Vacancies are filled with candidates interviewed at the recruitment fair and referred by the district's instructional staffing department. Retention of teachers is a top priority of our school. Teachers are cultivated and nurtured at Silver Shores Elementary School to grow professionally. We retain highly qualified, certified-in-field, effective teachers in our school by utilizing the New Educator Support System (NESS Liaison), Professional Learning Communities (Reading Coach), District Trainings (District Personnel), School-Based Professional Development (Leadership Team / Team Leaders), Teacher Recognition and Incentives (Administration).


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS - Coordination and Integration

Title I, Part A
Title I funds provide additional teachers to assist students, particularly low performing students.

Staff Development funds are used to develop a comprehensive professional training program to improve delivery of instruction through a variety of workshops designed to move teachers to mastery and improve student achievement.

Parental Involvement funds are utilized to fund monthly academic parent nights that provide parents with new skills to support student learning at home. Improving the frequency and quality of family participation and increasing family literacy are also goals of our parental involvement component. Monies are used to purchase food, supplies/materials and provide stipends for teacher presenters.

Title I, Part C- Migrant
(Migrant-Title I schools have been advised if Migrant students attend their school)


Title I, Part D
Neglected and Delinquent

Students identified as neglected and/or delinquent will be connected to a school social worker through the Student Services Department who will provide support and community resources.

Title II
(District professional development)

Teachers participate in professional development linked to improved student achievement in the Florida State Standards.

Title III

English Language Learners (ELL) receives reading and developmental language arts instruction by a certified ESOL and reading teacher. Moreover, every ELL student is placed with a bilingual teacher within the grade level. They receive additional support from their teacher who provide one-on-one and small group language support in mainstream classes.  At our monthly parent nights, district personnel attend to provide language translations and information to parents in their home language.

Title X- Homeless
(Homeless- All Title I schools may complete with this statement)

Teachers and staff members are responsible for helping to identify homeless students and referring them to the Homeless Education program offered by the district. The purpose of the Homeless Education Program is to identify homeless students, remove barriers to their education, including school enrollment, provide them with supplemental academic and counseling case management services as well as linkages to their school social worker while maintaining school as the students stable environment.

Supplemental Academic Instruction (SAI)

Students will receive SAI during the day in small-group intensive instruction; there will be a math lab open from 7:30am-7:55am for our struggling 4th and 5th grade math students; and we will begin our FSA ELO Camp in January 2019.

Violence Prevention Programs

Silver Shores Elementary School implements the County Student Code of Conduct and follows the District Discipline Matrix. Our school enforces the District’s Anti-Bullying Policy and has a zero tolerance for bullying and violence. Bullying prevention programs are supported through SOAR, character education programs, student assemblies, and participation in the District's Prevention programs, including but not limited to Start With Hello, Fill a Bucket, Choose Peace Week, Anti-Violence Week, Red Ribbon Week, and a variety of others.

Nutrition Programs

Nutritional programs and health education are an integral part of our school, specifically through the federal initiatives of the Broward County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Department.

Housing Programs

Referrals are made to the school social worker, when parents are in need of housing or food.  Additionally, the front office staff takes note of families expressing a need and passes this information on to administration and/or the guidance counselor.

Head Start

Adult Education

Career and Technical Education

Job Training



Pre-School Transition

Pre-School Transition

Silver Shores services three classes of Specialized PreK ESE (formerly Preschool Learning Activities Classroom Experience-PLACE) and two Intensive PreK ESE classes. The teachers conduct vertical articulation meetings during the school year to ensure that the transition from the early childhood programs to kindergarten program is smooth. A Kindergarten Orientation is also held prior to the beginning of the school year. This gives the incoming kindergarten students an opportunity to meet their new teacher and get acclimated to their classroom. Additionally, parents are given an overview of the kindergarten curriculum and expectations.



Parent Involvement Goal:
Based on the analysis of the parent involvement data, identify and define an area in need of improvement.

The goal of Silver Shores Elementary is to increase parental involvement in school events to at least 30% for the 2018-2019 school year.  All parent involvement activities will include engaging activities that offer opportunities to learn about student achievement and available resources.


2017 - 2018 Level of Parent Involvement:

Indicate the number of Parents and/or Guardians who participated in parent involvement activities. [i.e., Use documentation from sign in sheets]

Total Number of Parents and/or Guardians


2018 - 2019 Expected Level of Parent Involvement:

Indicate the number of Parents and/or Guardians who are expected to participate in parent involvement activities for this year.

Total Number of Parents and/or Guardians


PARENT INVOLVEMENT ACTION PLAN ACTIVITIES (Aligned to School-Level Parent Involvement Plan)


Strategies & Activities to Increase Student Achievement

Start/End Date

Evaluation Tool

Person or Position Responsible for Coordinating/Monitoring

Amount/Funding Source

Open House / Curriculum Night

Grade level expectations will be shared, procedures will be reviewed to better guide parents with reinforcing academic skills at school. Also, teachers will review federal, state, and local policies and procedures, promotion criteria, grade level curriculum and assessments, spiral progression of skills and increase in rigor. Teachers will engage parents in an ELA and Math standards-based lesson.

9/5/2018 - 9/5/2018

parent sign-in sheets; parent-school compacts signed and returned

classroom teachers, Title I Liaison, Administration, Leadership Team


Science Night

Everglades High School Science Honor Society will faciliate an evening hands-on STEM night with our students and parents. 

11/16/2018 - 11/16/2018

parent/student sign-in sheets

Administration, Everglades Science Honor Society, Leadership Team

$750 / Title I

Silver Shores Elementary's 5th Annual African-American Wax Museum Extravaganza

Students will prepare a tri-fold display and 30-second monologue of their favorite African-American person that made a contribution to the world. This activity teaches cultural awareness, social studies standards, and engages students in a Depth of Knowldge level 4 activity.

2/22/2019 - 2/22/2019

student participation, parent sign in sheets

Administration, classroom teachers, parents, leadership team

$750 / Title I


Professional Development/ELO Activities

Provide detailed information to support activities such as teacher salaries, stipends, materials and supplies

Funding Source

*Entire Title I Professional Development allocation must be reflected here

TITLE I Introduction / Understanding Children and Families living in Poverty

Title I department provided a 3-hour professional learning workshop to the faculty during pre-planning about Title I and how to teach and interact with children that are living in poverty.



Science A-Z 

Science curriculum 2-day professional learning that covers STEMscopes, Science A-Z, the Scholastic texts, and how to put it all together in a comprehensive curriculum.

Title I