5641 Student Teachers

  • The board encourages cooperation with colleges and universities within the state in the training of student teachers. The district shall accept student teachers from accredited institutions of higher learning with which the district has a cooperative agreement approved by the Board.

    The board authorizes the Superintendent to honor those reasonable rules, regulations and training guidelines of the teacher training institution. The teacher training institution shall be expected to provide liaison personnel who shall work cooperatively throughout the training process with the principal and the supervising teacher.

    The superintendent shall coordinate the request for placement with building principals in order that excessive concentrations of student teachers in any given building shall be avoided. Student teachers shall comply with the policy of the district as it applies to certificated staff. The supervising teacher and the principal shall be responsible for the conduct of the student teacher.

    ADOPTED: 11/24/92
    REVISED: 09/24/98

    rocedure No. 5641P Student Teachers

    The procedures for developing and implementing a student teacher agreement are as follows:

    1. The college representative shall present a student teacher agreement to the Superintendent for review and approval.

    2. The Superintendent shall coordinate the institution's request for placement with principals to determine if placements are possible in the subject areas requested.

    3. The college supervisor shall be notified of placements that can be accepted during the quarter.

    4. Assignment shall be made with the approval of the cooperating staff member and the principal.

    5. A student teacher shall be assigned to a teacher with no less than three years of teaching experience.

    6. A supervising teacher shall not be assigned more than one student teacher per school year.

    7. The supervising teacher shall be responsible for the class and should not delegate responsibilities until the student teacher has displayed the proficiency to accept them.

    8. A student teacher should assume the same conditions of employment as a regular teacher in terms of length of school day, supervision of co-curricular activities, staff meetings, and in-service training.

    ADOPTED: 11/24/92
    REVISED: 09/24/98

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