• Your Right to Know – Title I Schools

    Required Notification

    Your Right to Know— Title I, Part A schools

    Professional Qualifications of Teachers

    Parents of children attending Title I, Part A schools have the right to request and receive information about the qualifications of the educators who teach students core subjects—reading, English language arts, and mathematics.

    At a minimum, the information given to you must explain these three essential components of an educator’s qualifications. Whether the student’s teacher–

    1. Has met state qualification and licensing criteria for the grade levels and subject areas in which the teacher provides instruction.
    2. Is teaching under emergency or another provisional status through which state qualification or licensing criteria have been waived.
    3. Is teaching in the field of discipline of the certification of the teacher.

     

    Qualifications of Paraprofessionals

    Parents of children attending Title I, Part A schools have the right to request and receive information about the qualifications of the paraeducators who teach students in a core academic subject area.

    Paraeducators must work under the supervision of a certified teacher. In schools that operate a schoolwide program, all paraprofessionals must have special qualifications. Schools that operate a Title I, Part A program must have a high school diploma or GED and completed the following:

    1. Completed at least two years of study at an institution of higher education; or
    2. Obtained an associate’s or higher degree; or
    3. Meet a high standard of quality either through a) the ETS ParaPro Assessment; b) a paraeducator apprenticeship program approved by Washington State; or c) a portfolio program.

     

    Challenger Title 1 Parent Meeting

    Thursday, October 28th via Zoom. Join Here.

    Purpose:

    • To share with families about the Title I program at Challenger
    • To inform you of our school’s participation in Title I
    • To explain the requirements of Title I
    • To discuss your rights as parents to be involved