“Student teacher” means a college student preparing to teach who is assigned a period of guided teaching during which the student assumes increasing responsibility for directing the learning of a group or groups of students over a period of time.
“Intern” means a teacher education student, who, in an advanced stage of preparation, usually as a culminating experience, may be employed in a school setting for a period of up to one year and receive salary proportionate to the service rendered. An intern is supervised primarily by the school system while maintaining a continuing relationship with college personnel and following a planned program designed to produce a demonstrably competent professional.
The District may not give an unsupervised classroom assignment to a student teacher or intern who has not received a student teacher license or intern license from the State Superintendent. The District shall verify with the State Board of Education that a student teacher or intern has the appropriate licensure. A supervising administrator must be permanently assigned to the building to which an intern is assigned.