September 9, 2019
As a parent of a student at Yearling Middle School you have the right to know if your child has been assigned or has been taught for four or more consecutive weeks by a teacher who does not meet the Federal requirements of “Highly Qualified.” According to the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, a highly qualified teacher is one who:
- Has obtained a Bachelor’s degree or higher,
- Has demonstrated competency in the subject area assigned to teach, and
- Has obtained full State certification.
As of the date of this letter, the following teachers are not considered “Highly Qualified.” Please be assured, this does not mean the teacher is not qualified or effective in providing your child a quality education for this assignment. Your child’s teacher is currently working to meet the highly qualified requirements. I have full confidence in the following teacher’s ability to be effective educators to the youth here at Yearling Middle School:
- Michael Black – English Language Arts
- Tamisha McQueen – English Language Arts
- Corrina Campbell – English Language Arts
- Alexandra Hauk – Science
- Kathleen Rebele – Elementary Education
- Leslie Garcia- Exceptional Student Education
- Kaela Erickson- Mathematics
- Betty Reyes- English Language Arts
- Angela Bates - Exceptional Student Education
- Kiera Jolly- Mathematics
In addition, Yearling Middle School is providing ongoing assistance to the teachers so that they continue to support student achievement in your child’s school.
If you have any questions regarding qualifications, please feel free to contact me.