The Homebound teacher is responsible for the following:
Contacting the parent or guardian to determine the need for services and arranging a schedule to begin instruction.
Scheduling a meeting with the classroom teachers to pick up assignments, coursework, outlines, answer keys, and any other materials necessary to support the student’s instructional program.
Developing and implementing a homebound educational plan that will facilitate academic progress and met the instructional requirements of the student’s current educational program.
Providing progress reports and report cards as scheduled by the local school system.
Providing assistance with the student’s re-entry into school if necessary.
Parents are responsible for the following:
Notifying the school when it has been determined that the student will be out of school for longer than then (10) consecutive school days for a qualifying illness. It is recommended that the parent or guardian notify the school administrator in writing.
Providing the name of the attending physician to authorize the release of medical information so the school district can determine eligibility for services.
Providing access to the student’s home and helping schedule teacher visits that do not conflict with medical treatments.
Providing an appropriate environment and necessary supervision.
Assisting the child with instructional activities and ensuring appropriate instructional materials are available.