Work Experience Opportunities

North Sanpete School District                        Policy Number VI - 15
Statement of .............                                  Effective Date 5/13/85
Board Policy with Guidelines                          Revised Date

Subject: Work Experience Opportunities

I. DISTRICT POLICY
Whenever possible, actual work experience will be incorporated into all programs of
high school students. Actual work experience will take the form of cooperative workstudy.
In all instances, programs providing practical work experience shall be organized
and conducted solely for the purpose of providing the students with a valuable
training experience.

II. GUIDELINES
1. The program shall be conducted according to the most recent State Board of Education
SECONDARY COOPERATIVE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
STANDARDS.
2. The teacher/coordinator shall insure that all of the forms required in the State
Standards are properly completed, signed, and placed on file for each student. The
proper class roll books shall be and shall include all pertinent information concerning
each COOP student
3. The district form, TEACHER/COORDINATOR REPORT OF COOPERATIVE
VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND PAYMENT REQUEST VOUCHER, shall be maintained
listing the personal visits to the training station and will be submitted by the teacher
to the district office. The completed form will be used to determine the compensation
the teacher/coordinator shall receive.
4. The teacher/coordinator shall evaluate the individual student's COOP work
experience and award a pass/fail grade. The teacher/coordinator shall provide the
counselor's office with the grade information in order that the proper grade may be
placed on the student's transcript.
5. Credit will be issued to cooperative vocational education students on the same time
basis as classes in the regular program. State standards allow ten (10) hours per week
as the maximum amount for COOP credit.
6. The teacher/coordinator shall be compensated at the following rate and according
to the following provisions: Weighted Pupil Unit X .085 for each student, per year
This rate shall compensate the teacher/coordinator for the time and travel necessary
for proper program development and coordination as outlined in the State Standards.
Payment to teacher/coordinators shall be made upon completing all required
information identified herein and submission of the completed district
TEACHER/COORDINATOR REPORT OF COOPERATIVE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
AND PAYMENT REQUEST VOUCHER. Payment shall be made as soon as practical after the
State Board has verified the final enrollment data. (Past experience indicates that this
verification takes place during the month of July following the completion of the
school year)

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