12.9 Summer Programs
The principal is responsible for the overall administration of all summer programs at the school. All archdiocesan policies are applicable to summer programs. The principal may delegate the day-to-day operations of the summer programs.Each year the decision to have a summer program is left to the sole discretion of the principal, along with the pastor (in the case of parish schools). Considerations for implementing a summer program must include financial feasibility, purpose (e.g., enrichment and remediation), and demand for the summer programs.
Current teachers in the school are eligible to apply to teach in summer school but have no right to be selected or preferred for such employment. Teachers employed in past summer programs have no tenure rights or preferential rights to employment.The following practices shall be observed in all school-sponsored summer programs:
All summer program income and expenses shall be budgeted to include tuition, fees, payroll, classroom materials, student activities, school maintenance costs, utilities, and other related expenses. Summer school payrolls should follow normal school year practices.
Students enrolled in the regular school program are automatically covered by school supplemental medical insurance through
Myers-Stevens & Toohey & Co. Inc.
The summer program staff shall participate in an orientation that includes the mission of the Catholic school; child abuse reporting requirements, the archdiocesan
safe environment policies, and the
Archdiocese of Los Angeles Guidelines for Adults Interacting with Minors at Parish or Parish School Activities or Events; supervision policies;
field trip policies; and safety and health procedures (e.g.,
first aid and CPR), Emergency Plans, and
Injury and Illness Prevention Programs.
For academic guidelines for high school summer school, see