by teachers to act as co-operating teachers with interns should be made
to the Superintendent of Schools for their school.
1.2. The Superintendent of Schools will coordinate the distribution and completion of forms from various universities.
release time necessary for co-operating teachers to participate in
internship seminars and/or designated meetings will be arranged through
1.4. An intern will be assigned in co-operation with the teacher, the principal, and the Superintendent of Schools.
1.5. Before being placed in a school, each intern is required to submit a criminal records check to Human Resources.
may be granted an honorarium of $400 upon the successful completion of
their internship. The principal shall submit the names and addresses of
successful interns to the Superintendent of Schools who will arrange for
payment of the honorariums with the Finance Department.
enrolled in a recognized educational assistant course (e.g. SIAST) must
apply to the Superintendent of Human Resources for placement in a
practicum within the Division. Such applications must be well in advance
of the starting date of the proposed practicum.
for a practicum must complete an application for substitute service and
must therefore provide three references and a recent criminal record
the applicant has been approved for substitute service by the
Superintendent of Human Resources, the Superintendent will contact a
principal to discuss placement of a practicum in that school. If the
placement is deemed to be satisfactory, the applicant will be placed in
the practicum at that school. In their deliberations, the Superintendent
and the principal will be aware of the issues that might arise if the
applicant is a parent of students in the school.
2.4. No honorarium is available for support staff practicum placements.
2.5. Evaluation of the practicum will be based upon the requirements of the specific educational institution.