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Parents' Right to Request Teachers' Qualifications

Parents or guardians of students at a school that receives funds under Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act have the right to know the professional qualifications of the teachers who instruct their children and of the paraprofessionals - if any - that assist those teachers.

Federal law gives parents and guardians the right to receive the following information about each of their children's classroom teachers and paraprofessionals:

  • Whether or not the State of Illinois has licensed or qualified the teacher for the grades and subjects that he/she teaches;
  • Whether the teacher is teaching under an emergency permit or other provisional status by which the State of Illinois's licensing criteria have been waived;
  • The teacher's college major;
  • Whether the teacher has any advanced degrees and, if so, the subject of the degrees; and
  • Whether any instructional aides or similar paraprofessionals provide services to their children and, if they do, the qualifications of those individuals.

Please click on the button below to download a comprehensive listing of the Lemont High School's faculty and their academic profiles.

Faculty Profile