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Policies and Regulations

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 4-91.4

PERSONNEL

Placement Procedures for Observations and Practicums

A. Observation Requests

1. Individual college students home from college, college students who are visiting the area, and local residents who attend college may request an observation s placement in an individual school through the principal of the school or through the Department of Human Resources by completing the Observation Request Form.

If the principal approves the request, information from the Observation Placement Request Form is forwarded to the Department of Human Resources to be added to the citywide placement records.

2. All visitors to schools must follow regular visitor registration procedures.

B. Practicum Requests

1. Individual college students home from college, college students who are visiting the area, and local residents who attend college may request a practicum placement by completing the Practicum Placement Request Form and submitting it to the Department of Human Resources.

2. The Department of Human Resources shall coordinate practicum placements in an equitable fashion, considering special requests and the special needs of the student.

3. The Department of Human Resources will send placement forms to the principal who accepted the request so it will be forwarded to the teacher who is to be observed.

4. The individual whose practicum placement was approved is requested to call the principal of the assigned school to arrange a mutually convenient time to observe in the school.

Approved by Superintendent: January 18, 1994
Revised by Superintendent: August 30, 2005