I is a Federally-funded program that began in 1965 under President
Lyndon B. Johnson. The intent of the law was to provide services to
students who were not working up to their grade placement. The focus is
on in-class, small group instruction with emphasis on meeting individual
needs of students.
a school-wide Title I program which means that monies allotted from the
Federal government can be used to benefit the total school population.
We use our funding to employ staff; to purchase new materials; and to
provide scientifically research-based staff development for all school
staff. We strive to ensure success for all students as we implement No
Child Left Behind legislation giving attention to success for all
students and professional growth for staff.
have one Title I teacher and six paraprofessionals who work with
children on a daily basis in reading. We strive to implement a balanced
literacy program and focusing on the learning styles of our students. We
use an in-class model, which means we go into the classroom and work
with a small group of children. This allows us to communicate closely
with the curriculum of the classroom teacher.
enjoy working with the students of Oakley and hope to instill in them a
love of reading and the necessary tools to become fluent readers and