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Oakdale Jt. USD |  BP  4112.21  Personnel

Interns   

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The Board of Education may employ interns to fulfill the district's need for additional instructional resources and to assist future teachers in meeting state credentialing requirements by linking teaching theory with practice. The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that such persons possess appropriate internship credentials from the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC).

(cf. 4112.2 - Certification)

The Superintendent or designee may enter into an agreement with an accredited college or university to provide supervised teaching experiences within the district as part of a teacher preparation program. He/she shall ensure that the district collaborates with a college or university in the selection, placement, support, and performance assessment of interns.

Interns shall not be assigned to teach any classes outside the subject area, grade levels, or classes authorized by their credentials.

(cf. 4113 - Assignment)

Terms of employment for interns shall be consistent with law and the district's collective bargaining agreement, as applicable.

(cf. 4116 - Probationary/Permanent Status)

Interns shall receive support and assistance to enhance their instructional skills and knowledge, and may be assigned a mentor teacher, when state funding is available for the mentor teacher program, at the school where the intern is employed.

(cf. 4131 - Staff Development)

(cf. 4131.1 - Beginning Teacher Support/Induction)

(cf. 4138 - Mentor Teachers)

Interns shall be provided with ongoing feedback regarding their performance and shall be formally evaluated at least once every year in accordance with Board policy and the district's collective bargaining agreement.

(cf. 4115 - Evaluation/Supervision)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

300-340 English language education for immigrant children

44253.3-44253.4 Certificate to provide services to limited-English-proficient students

44253.10 Qualifications to provide specially designed academic instruction in English to limited-English-proficient students

44259 Minimum requirements for teaching credential

44279.1-44279.7 Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment System

44314 Diversified or liberal arts program

44321 CTC approval of internship programs

44325-44328 District interns

44339-44341 Teacher fitness

44380-44386 Alternative certification

44387 Increased funding for internship programs

44450-44468 Teacher Education Internship Act of 1967 (university interns)

44560-44562 Certificated Staff Mentoring Program

44830.3 Employing district interns

44885.5 District interns classified as probationary employees

52055.605 Identification of high priority schools, High Priority Schools Grant Program

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

13000-13017 New Careers Program

80021.1 Provisional internship permit

80055 Internship credential

Management Resources:

COMMISSION ON TEACHER CREDENTIALING CORRESPONDENCE

Implementation of SB57, Early Completion Internship Option (March 10, 2003)

COMMISSION ON TEACHER CREDENTIALING PUBLICATIONS

CTC Credential Handbook, revised 1997

California Standards for the Teaching Profession, 1997

Standards of Program Quality and Effectiveness for District Intern Programs, revised 1996

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION GUIDANCE

Improving Teacher Quality State Grants, revised January 16, 2004

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

Commission on Teacher Credentialing: http://www.ctc.ca.gov

Policy OAKDALE JOINT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: July 13, 2009 Oakdale, California

revised: August 8, 2016