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No Child Left Behind and Highly Qualified Teachers. Washington Township Public Schools Fall 2003. Introduction . No consequences to individuals in terms of job loss. Districts to provide teachers with training and support and summarize data. Forms completed by November 3, 2003.

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No Child Left Behind and Highly Qualified Teachers

Washington Township

Public Schools

Fall 2003


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Introduction

  • No consequences to individuals in terms of job loss.

  • Districts to provide teachers with training and support and summarize data.

  • Forms completed by November 3, 2003.

  • Most teachers must meet the HQT definition by end of the 2005-2006 school year.


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NCLB Act 2001

  • Places major emphasis on teacher quality as a factor in improving student achievement.

  • Emphasized academic content in teacher preparation, induction and development.

  • Requires states to develop plans with annual measurable objectives to ensure that all teachers in core academic subjects are highly qualified by the end of 2005-2006


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Who is a Highly Qualified Teacher

  • Have at least a Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Have valid state certification for which no requirements have been waived.

  • Demonstrate content expertise in the core academic subject(s) they teach.


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Who Must Satisfy the Definition

  • Elementary Teachers (including bilingual, Title I, self-contained, all subjects).

  • Middle and Secondary Teachers in core academic subjects (including bilingual and Title I).

  • Special Education and ESL Teachers who provide direct instruction in one or more academic subjects.


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Is Anyone Exempt????

  • Health and Physical Education

  • Technology Literacy

  • Business and Vocation Education

  • Career Education, Family, Consumer and Life skills (Practical Arts)

  • Educational Service Personnel (speech guidance, CST, physical therapists)


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Highly Qualified Elementary Teachers Must…….

  • Pass a rigorous state test (NET or Praxis II Elementary Education: Content Knowledge

    Or

  • Document 10 points on the NJ HOUSE Standards (not available to new teachers in Title I schools and programs)


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High Qualified Middle and High School Teacher Must…..

  • Pass the appropriate state test (NTE or Praxis II for the subject(s) they teach.

  • Have an undergraduate major, a 30 credit sequence of courses or a graduate degree in the subject(s) they teach.

  • Have an advance credential (NBPTS certification in their subject(s).

    Or

  • 10 points on the NJ HOUSE Standard.


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HQT - Special Education Teachers Providing Direct Content Instruction must….

  • Elementary Sp. Ed. Teachers must satisfy the federal definition of a HQT at the elementary level.

  • Middle (departmentalized) and Secondary Sp. Ed. Teachers must satisfy the definition based on the grade level of the curriculum they teach rather than the age of the students.


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NJ HOUSE Standard Matrix Instruction must….Content Knowledge Matrix to demonstrate content expertise

  • Content Area College Coursework

  • Content Area Professional Activities

  • Content Area Teaching Activities

  • NBPTS Elementary Generalist Certification

  • Successful Content Area Teaching Performance


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What if I do not document 10 points on the NJ House Standard by November 3, 2003

By the end of the 2005-2006 school year you must:

Pass a state test of content knowledge for core academic subject(s) and level(s) you teach; or

Accumulate 10 points for each core academic subject you teach listed on the Content Knowledge Matrix.


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What Forms Must I Complete? by November 3, 2003

  • Form “A” for Holders of Elementary Education, ESL and Special Education Certificates Teaching Elementary Grades or Content.

  • Form “B” for Holders of Elementary Certificates Teaching Middle Grades Departmentally or Secondary Basic Skills Programs.

  • Form “C” for Holders of Middle/Secondary Education content area certificates teaching in middle and secondary schools.


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Forms - continued by November 3, 2003

  • Form “D” for Holders of Special Education Certificates teaching in departmentalized middle and secondary schools.

  • Form “E” for holders of K-12 Content Area or ESL certificates.

  • Form “F” the NJ HOUSE Standard Content Knowledge Matrix.

  • Form “G” - NJ Highly Qualified Teacher Statement of Assurance for ALL teachers.


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Supporting Documentation by November 3, 2003

College Transcripts.

Document of\content related professional development for the past four years.

Copies of score reports for NTE or Praxis II exams.

Copies of National Board Certificate(s).


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How Often Must I Identify Myself as a HQT. by November 3, 2003

  • By November 3, 2003.

  • New Assignment or New Certificates would require identification as being HQT.

  • Annually for any teacher who has not yet documented 10 points on the NJ House Standard.


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Middle School Departmentalized Teachers by November 3, 2003

The Praxis II content knowledge test for middle grades are expected to be available in New Jersey in early 2004 once standard setting has been completed.


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Special Education Teachers Who Provide Support by November 3, 2003

NJDOE is waiting for the final reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) before final certification requirements.


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Parental Notification by November 3, 2003

State position changed

as of September 10, 2003

  • September 2003

    In Title I funded schools, parents can ask about qualifications of all core academic teachers in the building.

  • Title I Schools: Davenport, Miller, Intermediate and Middle

  • November 2003

    In Title I funded schools, parents notified of any core academic teachers in the building who are not yet highly qualified.


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Where to Get More Information by November 3, 2003

  • District wide e-mail on NJDOE Power Point presentation 9/19/03 distribution.

  • NJ Model for Identifying HQT – http://www.state.nj.us/njdoe/educators/.

  • Office of Academic and Professional Standards @ 609-984-5322.


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