Parent's Right To Know

Notification Required Under ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) Sec. 1112:

Parent’s Right to Request a Teacher’s and a Paraprofessional’s Qualifications

In compliance with the requirements of the Every Student Succeeds Act, parents may request the following information:

Whether the student’s teacher or paraprofessional:

  •     has met State qualification and licensing criteria for the grade levels and subject areas in which the teacher provides instruction;
  •     is teaching under emergency or other provisional status through which State qualification or licensing criteria have been waived; and
  •     is teaching in the field of discipline of the certification of the teacher
  •     notifications must occur within 30 calendar days from the start of school or upon enrollment
  •     notification applies to children participating in any and all programs
  •     responses to requests must be provided in a timely manner
  •     records will be maintained that meet ESSA requirements