Title I Plan

School Name

Hollywood Central ES (0121)

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.

Hollywood Central Elementary prior year's assessment data from the FSA sores, BAFS 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 school wide parent survey is sent home each spring to gather input concerning curriculum, environment, and communication. The results from this survey are used to help write goals and objectives for the upcoming school year.

Parents are invited and encouraged to meet with administration to discuss student achievement results and strategies for improving their student's scores. Suggestions are discussed with the staff and considered for the upcoming school year.

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

All teachers at Hollywood Central are highly qualified in all core content area classes.

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

Hollywood Central Elementary incorporates  a variety of strategies to attract high-quality, highly qualified teachers.  The strategies include:
(1) Maintaining an open door policy for teachers to share successes and concerns throughout the year;
(2) Assigning peer teachers  to mentor other teachers;
(3) Scheduling grade level, staff and leadership meetings for discussion forums and to enable instructional staff to stay abreast of current educational trends;
(4) Developing and participation in Professional Learning Communities by instructional staff;
(5) Selecting candidates who have highly qualified credentials during the interview process;
(6) Establishing  rapport with local colleges to facilitate placement of  Student Teachers for possible future employment at Hollywood Central;
(7) Continuing to  address  teacher skills in  the areas of technology, best practices, data analysis, planning, instructional strategies and curriculum development.

The district's Human Resources and Staff Development departments, as well as a district level Teacher Recruitment Committee work collaboratively to retain and recruit highly qualified , certified-in-field, effective teachers. The district also has a website used to attract teachers to Broward County based upon regional perks, "Teach Near the Beach" and opportunities to receive benefits beyond a paycheck. Hollywood Central's Elementary collaboration with the district is evidenced by participation in 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 Hollywood Central Elementary to grow professionally. We retain highly qualified, certified-in-field, effective teachers in our school by utilizing the T.I.E.R (T.I.E.R 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 comprehensive professional training program(s) to improve delivery of instruction through a variety of workshops designed to move teachers to mastery and improve schoolwide 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)

Hollywood Central does not have a Title 1 PartC Migrant Program at this time. If Hollywood Central had a Part C Migrant Program, students would be preidentified during the school year.  Collaboration with community agencies would also take place to ensure that needed services such as health and nutrition are provided. Remediation and tutoring services will be provided as needed.

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)

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

Title III

ELL students receive reading and developmental language arts instruction by a certified ESOL teacher. Teachers are required to have the ESOL Matrix included in their lesson plans, which identifies ESOL Strategies they should be using with their respective ESOL students.

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)

Supplemental Academic Instruction (SAI) funds will be utilized to fund a eighteen-week Manatee Academic Camp to assist struggling students at least two days a week. Any additional funds will also be used to provide additional before and after school tutoring for fragile students.

Violence Prevention Programs

Hollywood Central Elementary 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 Youth Crime Watch, Peer Counseling/Conflict Mediation programs, guest speakers and student assemblies.

Nutrition Programs

Nutritional programs and health education are an integral part of our school, specifically through the Physical Educational curriculum and 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

Hollywood Central does not have a Head Start Program at this time. If Hollywood Central had a Head Start Program, the Head Start Program will provide literacy, math, and science curricula that align with the K-3 national standards to improve educational outcomes. This connection between curricula and child expectations has contributed to better prepare students to succeed in Kindergarten. An end-of-the year Creative Curriculum Continuum report, detailing students’ ongoing assessment, is placed in the students’ cumulative folder to familiarize kindergarten teachers with the Head Start students’ progress in the program.

Adult Education

Parents and other adults of the community requesting ESOL, GED, or other continuing education programs are referred to the district's community school for services through our school social worker.

Career and Technical Education

Hollywood Central does not have a Career Technical Education Program at thsi time. If Hollywood Central had a Career and Technical Education Program, this program would be embedded throughout the curriculum across all disciplines.

Job Training

Hollywood Central Elementary receives a comprehension lesson plan through the Junior Achievement Biztown program where the students learn how to be responsible citizens that teach elementary students about their roles as individuals, workers, and consumers. This will eventually prepare middle grades and high school students for the key economic and workforce issues they will face. All fifth grade students participates in Junior Achievement (Biztown).



Student Listeners- Selected students participate in the Listener Program as recommended through the RTIB process. These listeners are trained through the district to work with students.
America Reads- This national academic program allows selected college tutors to assist with struggling students in reading to help build reading foundational skills.
America Counts- This national academic program allows selected college tutors to assist with struggling students in math to help build math skills and concepts.


Pre-School Transition

Pre-School Transition

Hollywood Central Elementary services two classes of Specialized PreK ESE (formerly Preschool Learning Activities Classroom Experience-PLACE) . 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 Hollywood Central is to increase parental involvement in school events at least 50% for the 2018-2019 school year. All parent involvement activities will include engaging activities that offer opportunities to learn about student academic 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

Kindergarten Round Up

Parents were given information on curriculum, Florida Standards, assessments, and strategies to assist their children with homework pertaining to the student's progress. Informed parents have a better understanding of how to help their child.

8/10/2018 - 8/10/2018

Kindergarten Round Up Data

Lisa Eutsey

$298.25/Title I

The Grand Opening
"Meet and Greet"

The Grand Opening "Meet and Greet" gave parents an overview of the expectations of the current 2018-2019 school year. Parents were able to ask teacher questions that relates to the Florida Standards, class projects, and homework expectations.

8/14/2018 - 8/14/2018


Kelly Heverly

$298.25/Title I

Student Honor Roll/Student of the Month Ceremonies/Grade Level Performance Shows

Parents are invited monthly, quarterly, and frequently through the school year as students are recognized for their accomplishments. In addition, parents are invited to classes and grade level curriculum based presentations and /or performances.

5/29/2019 - 5/29/2019


Kelly Heverly

$298.25/Title I

HCE Reading and Math Trivia Night

Parents and students are invited to play a technology-based game known as "KAHOOTS" where the students are engaged in FSA type of questions they will experience in the spring. This activity gives parents an insight into the depth of knowledge types of questions that determines the students' FSA Level(s) aligned to their FSA Scale Score.

11/30/2018 - 11/30/2018


Lisa Eutsey

$298.25/Title I

Title I Parent Seminar

Parents will have the opportunity to participate in the District Seminar. Parents will be able to learn strategies to assist their children at home. In addition, Parents will also have the opportunity to listen to guest speakers and collaborate with other parents to increase their knowledge.

2/2/2019 - 2/2/2019

Parent Survey/Evaluation

Leadership Team/Title I Liaison

$120.00/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

Benchmark Assessment System Training (Updated)

District-Wide Progress Monitoring Running Records System identifies student reading levels: (e.g. instructional, independent, and frustration) in order to determine teaching targets that would assist with reading deficits.

Title One Professional Development


Small Guided Reading (K-5)

This two-day professional learning course will prepare primary level (grades K-2) classroom teachers to use formative assessment data for designing and implementing small group guided reading lessons to a targeted group of students. Reading lesson plans will reflect an understanding of strategic differentiated instruction based on students' zone of proximal development. Quantitative and qualitative characteristics and the reader and task will be used to support selection of appropriately leveled complex text.

Title One Professional Development


Document Based Questioning (4-5)

This one-day professional learning course will provide intermediate level (grades 4-5) teachers with an overview of the DBQ Project 6-Step method. Participants will explore primary source documents designed to encpasulate historical thinking and writing skills. Lessons will provide participants with reading and writing support and strategies that include: close analysis and interrogation of documents, deep reading for understanding, and powerful evidence-based, argumentative writing.

Title One Professional Development


Differentiated Literacy Centers K-5

This one-day professional learning course prepares elementary level (grades K-5) teachers and literacy coaches to plan engaging differentiated independent and peer collaborative literacy tasks that directly align with instruction delivered through a balanced literacy framework. The Fountas and Pinnell Literacy Continuum; Guided Reading: Responsive Teaching Across the Grades; Comprehensive Phonics, Spelling, and Word Study Guide; and Deconstructed Standards professional resources will be used to connect student data to planning differentiated instruction in modeled interactive reading and writing, shared reading and writing, and guided reading and writing instructional practices that will provide for the extension of authentic student work in literacy centers. Formative data will be used to determine the targeted needs of all students to effectively plan differentiated activities that provide for independent transfer of learned skills, strategies, and standards to authentic work. Grade specific instructional resources, content, and curriculum will be addressed. Connections between the Language Arts Florida Standards (LAFS), Social and Emotional Learning, WIDA Standards, and the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards (NGSSS) for Social Studies and Science will be embedded through an integrated interdisciplinary approach.

Title One Professional Development


Extended Learning Opportunities

ELO activities 3rd, 4th and 5th grade instruction in reading and math.

Title I