Notification of Right to Request Teacher Qualifications

Notification of Right to Request Teacher Qualifications


Our school receives federal funds for Title I programs as a part of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). Under NCLB, you have the right to request information regarding the professional qualifications of your child’s teacher(s). If you request this information, the district will provide you with the following:


1.    Whether the teacher has met the state requirements for licensure and certification for the grade levels and subject matters in which the teacher provides instruction;


2.    Whether the teacher is teaching under emergency or other provisional status through which state qualification or licensing criteria have been waived;


3.    The college major and any other graduate certification or degree held by the teacher, and the field of discipline of the certification or degree; and


4.    Whether your child is provide services by para-educators, and if so, their qualifications.


If you would like to request this information, please contact our administrative offices by phone at 215-472-8770.