State and Federal Resources and GuidanceGuidance, resources, templates and forms related to the No Child Left Behind Act, reauthorized as the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), Title II, Improving Teacher and Principal Quality
Relevant Federal Legislation and Guidance
Elementary and Secondary Education Act Legislation
U.S. Department of Education’s ESEA Table of Contents Web page.
Improving Teacher Quality
U.S. Department of Education’s Improving Teacher Quality Web page.
Revised State Plans for Highly Qualified Teachers
U.S. Department of Education's ESEA, Highly Qualified Teachers Revised State Plans Web Page.
Specific State Contact Information
U.S. Department of Education's ESEA State Contacts Web page.
Relevant State Legislation and Guidance
California's Revised State Plan for No Child Left Behind: Highly Qualified Teacher
Information regarding California’s Highly Qualified Teacher Plan.
Evaluating Progress Toward Equitable Distribution of Effective Educators (DOC)
Guidance document for LEAs as they develop strategies for recruiting, developing and retaining highly qualified and effective teachers and principals.
California Code of Regulations
Official compilation and publication of the regulations adopted, amended or repealed by state agencies pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act.
The Administrator’s Assignment Manual (PDF, 2MB)
Designed for school site administrators who are responsible for assigning teachers and other certificated employees to specific positions and by personnel officers and credential technicians.