Office of Accountability

Highly Qualified Teaching (HQT)

Notes regarding the Teacher Quality Plan

Districts no longer must complete the Teacher Quality Plan due to the approval of the ESEA waiver. However, districts are still required to support all teachers in becoming 100% highly qualified.


Quick Links:

National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality (NCCTQ)external link

Regional Education Laboratory – Northeast and Islands (REL-NEI)external link

State, federal, and other funding opportunities

New York State Plan to Enhance Teacher Qualityexternal link  - Plan and template for NYS and LEA activities to ensure that all students have access to highly qualified and effective teaching

Office of Teaching Initiatives/Certification

Public TEACH inquiry – check status of individual teacher qualifications

Last Updated: July 7, 2016