2013 Vermont Statutes
Title 16 Education
Chapter 39 VERMONT STUDENT APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM
§ 1602 School board responsibilities
1602. School board responsibilities
(a) A school board or its equivalent in any independent secondary school may establish and operate a student apprenticeship program under this chapter when the school board has received approval from the regional advisory board.
(b) Each school board that runs a student apprenticeship program shall:
(1) Employ a student apprenticeship coordinator who shall:
(A) Find student apprenticeship opportunities for students.
(B) Develop working relationships between the school and business community.
(C) Select safe and appropriate worksites for student apprentices.
(D) Work with businesses to identify worksite mentors.
(E) Select, adapt and use curricula to meet the academic and technical education needs of student apprentices.
(F) Quarterly, review each student's performance and the suitability of the program to the student's needs. Report the results of the review to the regional advisory board pursuant to section 1605 of this title.
(G) Annually, report to the regional advisory board concerning the effectiveness of the program pursuant to section 1605 of this title.
(2) Ensure preparation of individuals employed by business to be worksite mentors according to guidelines established by the state board. Each participating business shall support the preparation of the worksite mentor as a condition to participating in the student apprenticeship program.
(3) Collaborate with and integrate the program with Vermont's school-to-work system. (Added 1993, No. 155 (Adj. Sess.), 1, eff. May 17, 1994.)
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