West Clermont Local School District
Administrative Guidelines
 

2412 - HOMEBOUND INSTRUCTION

Planning and Implementing Homebound Instruction for Non-Disabled Students

 A.Whenever a principal is notified that a student will be absent from school for health reasons, s/he should contact the student's teacher(s) and counselor(s) so that plans for individual instruction can be developed.

 B.The principal will collect the plans from the studentís teacher(s) and secure the textbooks and any supplies necessary for the plans to be implemented. S/He will forward the plans, textbooks, and supplies to the instructor who will provide the home tutoring. S/He will also serve as a liaison between the instructor and the studentís regular classroom teacher(s). As such, s/he will also coordinate with student's teacher(s) and parent(s) the successful return of the student to the school setting.

 C.The student will receive instruction only on days that school is in session. S/He will receive a minimum of ten (10) hours of instruction per week.

 D.The instructor assigned to provide the home tutoring shall forward grades to the principal of the school the student attends by the end of each marking period.

Planning and Implementing Homebound Instruction for Students with Disabilities

 A.Whenever a principal is notified that an identified student with disabilities will be absent from school for health reasons, s/he should contact the Director of Special Education to arrange for that studentís IEP Team to be convened and the IEP revised accordingly.

 B.The principal will secure the textbooks and any supplies necessary for the IEP to be implemented. S/He will forward the IEP, textbooks, and supplies to the instructor who will provide the home tutoring. S/He will also serve as a liaison between the instructor and the studentís classroom teacher(s). As such, s/he will also coordinate with student's teacher(s) and parent(s) the successful return of the student to the school setting.

 C.The student will receive instruction only on days that school is in session. The number of hours of instruction that the student will receive per week will be in accordance with the revised IEP.

 D.The instructor assigned to provide the home tutoring shall forward grades to the principal of the school the student attends by the end of the marking period.

Assignment and Compensation of Instructors for Home Tutoring

 A.Licensed personnel providing homebound instruction shall be paid as approved by the Board.

 B.All assignments to provide homebound instruction are made through the office of the Director of Special Education.

 C.Accurate time sheets must be kept of all cases. The time sheet is to be signed by the parent and attached to the completed voucher.

 D.Time sheets and vouchers are to be submitted by the end of the pay period.

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