Title One – Parents’ Right to Know
Edwin D. Smith receives federal funds to support the Title 1 reading program. In accordance with the requirement of federal law, each school receiving Title 1 funds must make sure that all parents of students in that school are notified that they may request, and be provided, information about staff certification and student achievement.
All Smith School teachers completed undergraduate major requirements in their area of study and all hold certificates in their field of teaching. No staff member is teaching under any emergency provisional status. The staff at Edwin D. Smith Elementary meets the requirements to be given the Highly Qualified Teacher status.
All Smith long-term substitutes who will be in the same classroom for twenty or more days must also meet the Highly Qualified Teacher status. In each instance, parents will be notified about the status of the substitute.
If you need any more information about the qualifications of any staff member or any information on the level of achievement of your child(ren) on required state academic assessments (achievement testing), please contact Dr. Kimbe Lange (Director of Curriculum) or Chrissy Elliott (Principal).