Kelly Wilson - Director
Debbie LeGeault - Administrative Assistant
Homebound instruction must be provided for all students who are anticipated to be absent 15 or more consecutive or non-consecutive days. Education is provided in the student's residence or a mutually agreed upon community location by a licensed educator. Typically students receive an average of five hours of educational service per week.
Under normal circumstances, five (5) hours/week is required and is the maximum for homebound instruction for students in grades 1-12. A maximum of 6 weeks (30 school days) has been considered appropriate; however, chronic illness may require deviation from this limit. One (1) hour of Homebound Instruction (HBI) equals one day of school attendance.
Principals/designee need to complete the Application for Homebound Instruction, which includes medical information and a medical doctor's signature indicating that a student cannot, for some medical reason, attend school and requires homebound instruction. The note must include the date the student can be expected to return for school. The building principal determines whether or not HBI is to be used. When the principal has the medical information indicating that a student will be absent for three weeks or more, HBI can be initiated. The Application for Homebound Instruction form is forwarded to the Director and assigned to a homebound instructor.
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