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Policies and Regulations

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 4-91


Student Teachers

The superintendent, with the approval of the school board may enter into an agreement with institutions of higher learning for the purpose of training student teachers.

The guidelines for a student teacher program shall be as follows:

1.  The school division will accept student teachers only from accredited institutions of higher learning.

2.  The school administration will determine the maximum number of student teachers that can be accepted effectively in the school division during a given academic year. The superintendent shall be responsible for student teachers while they are in the school division.

3.  Student teachers will be under the administrative direction of the principal of the school wherein they work.

4.  The school administration will select supervising teachers from the staff who are professionally qualified and who have demonstrated superior skills.

5.  The supervising teacher will continue to be legally and professionally responsible for the scholastic and personal welfare of his/her students.

6.  The supervising teacher will have only one (1) student teacher per year.

7.  Student teachers shall be subject to all the policies, rules and regulations of the school board and superintendent.

8.  Student teachers shall receive no remuneration from the school board.

9.  Supervising teachers shall receive no additional pay from the school board from supervising student teachers.


Adopted by School Board:  July 13, 1993 (Effective August 14, 1993)