Parents Right to Request the Qualifications of Their Child’s Teacher
We are pleased to notify you that in accordance with the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESSA), you have the right to request information regarding the professional qualifications of your child’s teacher.
Specifically, you may request the following:
- Whether the teacher has met State qualification and licensing criteria for the grade levels and subject areas in which the teacher provides instruction.
- Whether the teacher is teaching under emergency or other provisional status through which State qualification or licensing criteria has been waived.
- 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.
- Whether the child is provided services by paraprofessionals and, if so, their qualifications.
Should you have any questions, feel free to contact the site principal at the following phone numbers and he/she will be happy to assist you.
Elementary School: (928) 567-8065
Middle and Accommodation Schools: (928) 567-8017
High School: (928) 567-8036
South Verde Technology Magnet: (928) 567-8076