2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:27-10.4 - Student teaching performed in district of employment.


NJ Rev Stat § 18A:27-10.4 (2013) What's This?

18A:27-10.4 Student teaching performed in district of employment.

4. a. As used in this section, "paraprofessional" means an individual who is employed in a school district as a school aide or classroom aide who assists a teaching staff member with the supervision of pupil activities.

b.Prior to the beginning of the first full academic year following the enactment of P.L.2009, c.227 (C.18A:27-10.1 et seq.), a regionally-accredited institution of higher education offering coursework for a New Jersey instructional certificate shall adopt policies and procedures to allow a student who is enrolled in a teacher preparation program offered by the institution and who is a paraprofessional employed in a school district that receives funding under Title I of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. s.6301 et seq.) to perform his student teaching experience in the district in which he is employed. The institution shall enter into an agreement with the district in which the paraprofessional is employed to authorize the student teaching.

c.Prior to the beginning of the first full school year following the enactment of P.L.2009, c.227 (C.18A:27-10.1 et seq.), a school district that receives funding under Title I of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. s.6301 et seq.) shall adopt policies and procedures to allow a paraprofessional who is employed by the district and who is enrolled in a teacher preparation program at a regionally-accredited institution of higher education to perform his student teaching experience in the district. The district shall enter into an agreement with the institution of higher education in which the paraprofessional is enrolled to authorize the student teaching experience in the district.

d.A school district that receives funding under Title I of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. s.6301 et seq.) shall provide, if feasible, a paraprofessional who is student teaching in the district pursuant to this section with a modified work schedule that enables the paraprofessional to complete the student teaching experience while employed as a paraprofessional.

L.2009, c.227, s.4.


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