Section 5 - Personnel

  • Professional Personnel

    Policy 5:260

    Student Teachers

    The Superintendent is authorized to accept students from university-approved teacher-training programs to do student teaching in the District. The Superintendent or designee shall coordinate with each student teacher’s higher education institution a fingerprint-based criminal history records check and checks of the Statewide Sex Offender Database and Statewide Child Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Database prior to any participation in field experiences in a school.

    The Superintendent or designee shall be responsible for coordinating placements of all student teachers within the District. Student teachers should be assigned to supervising teachers whose qualifications are acceptable to the District and the students’ respective colleges or universities. A teacher may be eligible for Continuing Professional Development Units (CPDU) for supervising a student teacher or teacher education candidate in clinical supervision.


    105 ILCS 5/10-22.34.
    105 ILCS 5/21-14(e)(3)(E)(viii).
    23 Ill.Admin.Code § 25.875.



    5:190 (Teacher Qualifications)



    JANUARY 18, 2011