Compliance with ESSA, Section 1119 - Qualifications for Teachers and Paraprofessionals
As required by the ESSA, Section 1119 of Title I, Part A, the school principals
attest to the following for the 2015-2016 school year.
All teachers teaching core academic subject areas (i.e., reading/English/language arts, math, science, social studies, foreign language, art, music, drama) are highly qualified this includes the hiring of new teachers and ensuring that they meet the ESSA HQ requirements.
All teachers teaching in a program supported by Title I, Part A funds are highly qualified.
All Title, Part A para-professionals with instructional duties teaching in a program supported by Title I, Part A funds, have a high school diploma or its equivalent and meet the Title I, Part A qualification based on their (1) completion of 2 years of education at an institution of higher education, or (2) earning an associate's (or higher) degree, or (3) having met a rigorous standard of quality through a formal local academic assessment that assesses the knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics; or the knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading readiness, writing reading, and mathematics reading, as appropriate.
Copies of the Attestations are available at each of the schools and school district office (Gale Satchel -386-8565) and will be made available to the general public upon request.