No Child Left Behind
As a parent of a student at Stockbridge Valley Central School District, you have the right to know the professional qualifications of the classroom teachers who instruct your child.
Federal Law allows you to ask for certain information about your child's classroom teachers.
You have the right to request the following information:
If they hold a valid NYS Certification for the subject(s) they are teaching;
If they are teaching under emergency or temporary credentials; and
Their baccalaureate degree majors, and any other graduate certificates of degrees they hold.
Requests for this information should be in writing to: Mrs. Beth Lam, Public Information Officer, Stockbridge Valley Central School District, 6011 Williams ROad, Munnsville, NY 13409
The Stockbridge Valley Central School District Board of Education has designated the following types of student information contained in student educational records as "directory information", which may be publicly disclosed without parental consent: Each student's name, address, telephone listing, major field of study, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, height and weight (if member of athletic team), dates of attendance, degrees and awards received, and most recent education or institution attended.
Parents (or students who are 18 or over) have the righ under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act to refuse to permit any or all of such information to be disclosed from their child's education records without their consent, except as provided by law. Any parents (or student who is 18 or over) who refuse to permit disclosure, must notify the School Guidance Counselor in writing at: Stockbridge Valley Central School, PO Box 732, Munnsville, NY 13409 on or before October 1 of the academic year, of the types of information that they do not want disclosed. Forms to be used for this purpose may be obtained from the Guidance Office at PO Box 732, Munnsville or by calling 495-4450.
WRITTEN COMPLAINT AND APPEAL PROCEDURES
District Policy 1020 available in the District Online Policy Manual outlines general procedures for complaints regarding district programming and Title programs. Specific procedures for complaints regarding ESEA Title 1, Parts A, C, and D, General Provisions of the NCLB Act, or of Section 100.2(ee) Academic Intervention Services of the Regulations of the Commissioner shall follow the procedures outlined by the New York State Education Department.