• Title I Annual Notification Letter

    Dear Parent or Guardian,

    Your child currently attends a school that receives funds from the Title I, Part A program. Title I, Part A is a federal supplemental program designed to help children reach high academic standards. In receiving funds from this program, the district has a requirement to inform you as parents of children attending a Title I school, of information available to you regarding the professional qualifications of your child’s classroom teachers(s). Information will be provided to you upon request and in a timely manner of the following:

    • Whether your child’s teacher has met New York’s qualificaon and licensing criteria for the grade levels and subject areas in which the teacher provides instruction.
    • Whether your child’s teacher is teaching under emergency or other provisional status through which New York State’s qualification or licensing criteria have been waived.
    • The baccalaureate degree major of your child’s teacher and any other graduate cerfication or degree held by the teacher, and the field of discipline of the cerfication or degree.
    • Whether your child is provided services by paraprofessional and, if so, their qualifications.

    You may request addional information on the level of achievement of your child in each of New York State’s assessments.

    You will also receive mely notice if your child is, for whatever reason, assigned, or has been taught for four or more consecutive weeks by a teacher who is not highly qualified. A highly qualified teacher would be defined as a teacher that meets New York State’s qualification and licensing criteria for the grade level of subject area in which the teacher is providing instruction.

    For more information, please contact the building principal at (716)257-3436.