Atascadero USD | AR 6142.91 Instruction
Reading/Language Arts Instruction
The Superintendent or designee shall provide standards-based professional development in reading instruction for teachers of grades kindergarten through 3 which addresses the subject matter specified in Education Code 44757.
Standards-based Professional development in reading instruction for teachers of grades 4-8 who teach in self-contained classes shall include the subject matter specified in Education Code 44759.
To the extent feasible, all teachers at the applicable grade levels shall receive this training, which shall also be available to school site administrators. The training shall not cause a reduction in student instructional time. (Education Code 44757, 44759)
The district may use current and/or former employees as instructors to provide this training as long as content and other program requirements are met. (Education Code 44757.2, 44759.2)
If the district contracts with a staff development provider to provide this training, the Superintendent or designee shall ensure that the provider has been approved by the State Board of Education pursuant to Education Code 44757.1 or 44759.1. (Education Code 44757, 44759)
(cf. 4131 - Staff Development)
Policy ATASCADERO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Adopted: March 7, 2000 Atascadero, California
Revised: August 12, 2004