(i) The district shall comply with subrules (8), (9), (10), and (11) of this rule.
(5) An unpaid state-approved career and technical education less-than-class-
size program provides an opportunity to pupils who, because of unique circumstances,
do not have a program available through a regular state-approved career and technical
education program. A pupil who participates in an unpaid work-based learning
experience that is a less-than-class-size program may generate added cost funding
pursuant to section 61a of 1979 PA 94, MCL 388.1661a and may be counted in
membership if all of the following are met:
(a) The pupil is enrolled in grades 11 and 12.
(b) Notification of the program is received by the department on the Friday after the
pupil count date.
(c) The experience is monitored by a vocationally certificated teacher or coordinator
employed by the school district.
(d) The pupil is eligible to receive credit towards a high school diploma for the work-
based learning experience.
(e) The program shall be established for a time period as defined in the program
standards for the career and technical education program (i.e., a minimum of either
7,200 minutes or 14,400 minutes).
(f) Instruction for pupils shall be provided by approved less-than-class-size
vocationally annually-authorized personnel under the jurisdiction of the employer.
(g) The program shall have not more than 4 pupils per vocationally annually-
authorized personnel per instructional site in the same time period.
(h) The district shall have a written training agreement pursuant to subrule (6) of
(i) The district shall have a written training plan pursuant to subrule (7) of this rule.
(j) The district shall comply with subrules (8), (9), (10), and (11) of this rule.
(6) The district shall have a written training agreement in place by the pupil
membership count date. The training agreement shall include all of the following:
(a) Pupil's personal information including name, home address, telephone number(s),
birth date, and emergency contact information.
(b) School's name, address, telephone number and contact person.
(c) Employer's name, address, telephone number and contact person.
(d) A list of employer, school, and pupil responsibilities.
(e) Beginning and ending dates of the agreement.
(f) The daily hours to be worked that include beginning and ending times.
(g) Beginning rate of pay, if paid work-based learning experience.
(h) Verification of appropriate safety instruction provided by the school district or the
employer may also be included in the training plan.
(i) Verification that employer has worker's disability compensation and general
(j) The signatures of the principal or his or her designee, vocationally certificated
teacher or coordinator, pupil, parent or legal guardian, and training station supervisor
If the training agreement and training plan are combined into 1
document, only 1 set of signatures is required.
(k) Statement of assurance signed by the employer that pupils will not be discriminated
against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability.