Data Collection Purpose
To collect school level data, as required by ESEA, about teachers and instructional paraprofessionals in Title I, Part A programs.
It is a requirement of ESEA that paraprofessionals who assist in instruction in Title I funded programs meet specific requirements. Specifically, ESEA Title I, Section 1119 requires that by June 30, 2010, all paraprofessionals must have:
- completed two years of study at an institution of higher education,
- obtained an associate's degree (or higher),
- met a rigorous standard of quality and be able to demonstrate, through a formal State or local academic assessment, knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics (or, as appropriate, reading readiness, writing readiness, and mathematics readiness).
These requirements appear in the ESEA Paraprofessional Requirements Frequently Asked Questions on the Improving Teacher and Principal Quality Web page.
.Instructional support includes the following activities:
- Providing one-on-one tutoring for eligible students, if the tutoring is scheduled at a time when a student would not otherwise receive instruction from a teacher.
- Providing assistance with classroom management, such as organizing instructional and other materials.
- Providing support in a library or media center.
- Providing instructional services to students.
Instructional support does not include the following activities:
- Providing assistance in a computer laboratory
- Conducting parental involvement activities
- Acting as a translator.
CDE Program Staff Contact
Joshua Strong, Education Programs Consultant, 916-319-0492, or firstname.lastname@example.org
The School Name and School Code will be supplied by the CARS.
The CARS will supply the SWP column data.The CARS will supply the percentage of ESEA qualified FTE paraprofessionals employed.
This data collection will only be available for LEAs that participate in Title I, Part A.
|1||Enter the number of new Title I, Part A funded teachers hired in 2011-12.||Include Title I, Part A funded teachers hired at a Targeted Assistance school or any new teacher in a Schoolwide Program (SWP) school.|
|2||Enter the number of non-ESEA qualified teachers hired.||“Non-ESEA qualified” means teachers who did not meet the ESEA teacher compliance requirements as delineated in 5 CCR, Education, Division 1. CDE, Subsection 7. ESEA Teacher Requirements.|
|3||Enter the number of Title I, Part A funded teachers employed in 2011-12.||In a Title I SWP, all teachers should be included in the count.|
|4||Enter the number of Title I, Part A funded full-time equivalent (FTE) paraprofessionals employed who assisted with instruction in 2011-12 in a SWP school or in a TAS program.||In a Title I SWP, all instructional paraprofessionals, regardless of specific funding source, should be included in the count.|
|5||Enter the number of ESEA qualified FTE paraprofessionals employed.||The ESEA qualified FTE paraprofessionals must meet the ESEA Title I, Section 1119 paraprofessional requirements.|
|6||Enter the number of Title I, Part A funded administrators employed in 2011-12.||In a Title I SWP, all administrators should be included in the count.|
|7||Enter the number of Title I, Part A funded support staff employed in 2011-12.||In a Title I SWP, all support staff should be included in the count.|
|8||Enter the number of other Title I, Part A funded staff employed in 2011-12.||In a Title I SWP, all staff should be included in the count.|
|School: ESEA Qualified FTE Paraprofessionals percentage is less than 100 percent.||All of the FTE paraprofessionals who assist with instruction in SWP schools or in TAS programs who are funded by Title I, Part A funds must meet the ESEA Title I, Section 1119 paraprofessional requirements.|