§ 339.3. Satellite program.
A satellite vocational education program is a program established, maintained and administered by an area vocational-technical board in a participating school district facility as an integral part of the AVTS. The requirements for satellite programs are:
(1) AVTS requirements. In school districts having approved satellite programs, the area vocational-technical board shall be required to:
(i) Maintain school/industry articulation.
(ii) Supervise vocational student organization activities.
(iii) Conduct vocational advisory committee activities.
(iv) Periodically review vocational education program needs in the attendance area and develop recommendations for continued growth and expansion of a coordinated vocational education system.
(v) Develop recommendations that assist students in meeting their career needs without regard to sex, race or disability.
(vi) Ensure that a program of safety is incorporated into the curriculum.
(2) School district requirements. School districts receiving coordination services for approved satellite vocational educational programs shall:
(i) Maintain budgetary control over supplies and equipment, insurance, utilities and routine upkeep.
(ii) Maintain responsibility for assignment of students in the classes.
(iii) Provide supporting services, such as student guidance, disciplinary control, custodial services, health services and library services.
(3) Agreements. Satellites shall be operated in conformity with a memorandum of understanding which identifies the requirements of this section. The memorandum of understanding shall be jointly adopted by the board of school directors and constituent school districts. An area vocational-technical board may also arrange with its constituent school districts to provide coordination services for vocational education classes conducted for adults and postsecondary students.
(4) Employment. Instructional staff members employed to provide these educational services in the satellite area may be employed by the school district or by the area vocational-technical board.
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