Homebound Instruction – Approved 2.23.2016


Planning and Implementing Homebound Instruction for Typical Students

  • Whenever the Instructional Coordinator is notified that a student will be absent from school for health reasons for an extended period of time, s/he should contact the student’s teacher(s) so that plans for individual instruction can be developed.
  • The Instructional Coordinator will collect the plans from the student’s 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 student’s 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.
  • The student will receive instruction only on days that school is in session.
  • 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

  • Whenever the Instructional Coordinator is notified that an identified student with disabilities will be absent from school for health reasons, s/he should contact the Special Education Coordinator to arrange for that student’s IEP Team to be convened and the IEP revised accordingly.
  • The counselor 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 student’s 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. (High school has pass/fail option.)

Assignment and Compensation of Instructors for Home Tutoring

  • Licensed personnel providing home instruction shall be paid as approved by the Board.
  • All assignments to provide home instruction are made through the office of the Special Education Services.
  • 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.
  • Time sheets and vouchers are to be submitted by the end of the pay period to Instructional Coordinator.