Parental Rights Notification
At the beginning of each school year, school districts must annually notify parents of their right to request information on the professional qualification of their child’s teacher and any paraprofessional who offers instruction to their child. Parents may request any of the following:
• If a teacher has met state qualifications and licensing criteria for their grade levels and subjects taught;
• Whether the teacher is teaching under emergency or other provisional license or whether licensing criteria have been waived;
• The teacher’s degree major and any other graduate certification or degree held;
• Whether the child is provided services by a paraprofessional, and if so, their qualifications.
In addition, if a child is taught by a teacher who is not highly qualified for four or more consecutive weeks during the school year, the school must inform the parents.