Please be advised that under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), parents/legal guardians of students receiving Title I services have the right to request the following information regarding their child’s teacher(s) and/or paraprofessional staff:
A. whether the teacher has met State qualifications and licensing criteria for the grade levels and subject areas in which the teacher provides instruction;
B. whether the teacher is teaching under emergency or other provisional status through which State qualification or licensing criteria have been waived;
C. the baccalaureate degree major of the teacher and any other graduate certification or degree held by the teacher, and the field of discipline of the certification or degree;
D. whether the child is provided services by paraprofessionals and, if so, his/her qualifications.
Please do not hesitate to contact your child’s building principal to request any of the above information.