The Federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires schools that receive Title I, Part A funds to notify parents or legal guardians when their child has been taught for four (4) consecutive weeks by a teacher who has not met “applicable State certification or licensure requirements at the grade level and subject area in which the teacher has been assigned.” [ESSA Sec. 1112(e)(1)(b)(ii)]
This notification requirement is for any teacher, including long-term substitutes, identified as non-state certified in the grade level and subject area in which the teacher has been assigned. Substitutes are considered “long term” on their 21stday of instruction in the same classroom of assignment. In some cases, teaching assignments are filled by non-state certified Long-Term Substitutes when regular certified teachers are absent for an extended period of time (for example, maternity or medical leave or a vacancy).
As of the date of this letter, the following staff members do not meet applicable State certification or licensure requirements at the grade level and/or subject area in which he/she has been assigned. these teachers have provided instruction for your child for 21 or more consecutive days.
Suncoast School for Innovative Studies is committed to preparing students to achieve the highest learning standards by engaging a high-quality staff, involving parents, and a supportive community. If you have any questions regarding the qualifications of Jae Langston Williams please contact SSIS at 941-953-4433.
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