Data Collection Purpose
To collect school level data, as required by ESEA, about teachers and instructional paraprofessionals in Title I, Part A programs.This data collection will only be available for LEAs that participate in Title I, Part A.
Title I funded schools operating a schoolwide program (SWP) are only required to complete the Title I Funded FTE Paraprofessional column, the ESEA Qualified FTE paraprofessionals column and the Other Title I Part A Funded Staff column. All other columns are not required.
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
School Name, School Code and Public: These are displayed using source data from the California School Directory Web page.
|1||Enter the number of New Title I, Part A Funded Teachers Hired in 2012–13.||Enter the number of new Title I, Part A funded teachers hired in 2012–13 at a Targeted Assistance School (TAS).|
|2||Enter the number of Non-ESEA Qualified Teachers Hired in 2012–13.||Enter the number of new teachers hired at a TAS who were “Non-ESEA qualified”. 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 2012–13.||Enter the number of Title I, Part A funded teachers employed at the TAS site in 2012–13.|
|4||Enter the number of Title I, Part A Funded Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Paraprofessionals who assisted with instruction in 2012–13 in a SWP school or in a TAS program.||Enter the number of full time equivalent (FTE) paraprofessionals who assisted with instruction in 2012–13 at a TAS site and who are funded by Title I, Part A funds. 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.||Enter the number of full time equivalent (FTE) paraprofessionals who met the ESEA Title I, Section 1119 paraprofessional requirements.|
ESEA qualified FTE Paraprofessionals Percent: The percent is displayed data that is calculated from the data entered.
Error Message: ESEA Qualified FTE Paraprofessionals percentage is less than 100 percent.
Resolution: 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.
|6||Enter the number of Title I, Part A Funded Administrators employed in 2012–13.||Enter the number of Title I, Part A funded administrators employed at the TAS site in 2012–13.|
|7||Enter the number of Title I, Part A Funded Support Staff employed in 2012–13.||Enter the number of Title I, Part A funded support staff employed at the TAS site in 2012–13.|
|8||Enter the number of Other Title I, Part A Funded Staff employed in 2012–13.||Enter the number of Title I, Part A funded staff employed in 2012–13. In a Title I SWP, all staff should be included in the count. Examples of other staff would be counselors, teachers on special assignment, or other Title I funded staff who are not instructional paraprofessionals, administrators or support staff.|
|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.|
|School: All Title I Part A funded teachers hired are required to be ESEA qualified.||Ensure that all Title I Part A funded teachers are ESEA qualified.|
|New Title I Part A teachers hired count is greater than zero, the count of Title I, Part A funded teachers must be greater than zero.||Enter the correct number of new Title I Part A teachers hired.|