Compliance with P.L. 107-110, Section 1111(h)(6)(A)
To: All Parents
From: Lanny Mathews
Date: September 1, 2009
Subject: Notification to Parents of Teacher Qualifications
As a parent of a student at Deport Elementary School, you have the right to know the professional
qualifications of the classroom teachers who instruct your child, and Federal law requires the school district
to provide you this information in a timely manner if you request it. Specifically, you have the right to
request the following information about each of your child’s classroom teachers:
• Whether the teacher meets the state qualifications and licensing criteria for the grades and
subjects he or she teaches.
• Whether the teacher is teaching under emergency or provisional status because of special
• The teacher’s college major, whether the teacher has any advanced degrees, and the field of
discipline of the certification or degree.
• Whether paraprofessionals provide services to your child and, if so, their qualifications.
If you would like to receive any of this information, please contact Lanny Matthews at 903-652-3325.