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 Human Resources Director 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.
Highline School District 401
Adopted by the Board: August 2000