CHAPTER 61. TUTORING CENTERS

GENERAL

Sec.


61.1.    Scope.
61.2.    Program of instruction.

CENTER FACILITIES


61.11.    [Reserved].
61.12.    [Reserved].
61.13.    Space/restrooms.

PROFESSIONAL STAFF


61.21.    Teachers.
61.22.    Director.
61.23.    [Reserved].

Authority

   The provisions of this Chapter 61 issued under act of June 25, 1947 (P. L. 951, No. 401) (24 P. S. § §  2731—2743) (Repealed), unless otherwise noted.

Cross References

   This chapter cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3270.3a (relating to applicability—statement of policy); and 55 Pa. Code §  3280.3a (relating to applicability—statement of policy).

GENERAL


§ 61.1. Scope.

 A tutoring center is a school, other than a day school, which specializes in offering individualized or small group instruction to school age children in the academic subjects of the elementary and secondary schools. A tutoring center will not be regulated by the requirements of §  51.61 (relating to instructional day and school year).

Authority

   The provisions of this §  61.1 amended under the Private Academic Schools Act (24 P. S. § §  6701—6721).

Source

   The provisions of this §  61.1 adopted June 11, 1968, effective June 26, 1969; amended October 22, 1976, effective October 23, 1976, 6 Pa.B. 2665; amended August 19, 1988, effective August 20, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 3692. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (30574).

§ 61.2. Program of instruction.

 (a)  Tutoring centers shall follow a tutorial program, prescribed by the center, which is designed to meet particular instructional needs of the student and to be consistent with the general objectives and philosophy of the center.

 (b)  A tutoring center shall identify the age, grade levels and subjects in which tutoring is offered and shall be licensed as elementary, secondary or special education tutoring centers.

 (c)  The center shall provide instructional materials and equipment in sufficient variety and quantity to implement its identified tutoring program. These instructional materials shall be appropriate for the age, grade level and prescribed tutorial program of students.

 (d)  Tutoring centers shall be knowledgeable of local school district policy, or if required, enter into written agreements with local school districts for crediting summer tutorial secondary subjects.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  61.2 issued under the Private Academic Schools Act (24 P. S. § §  6701—6721).

Source

   The provisions of this §  61.2 adopted August 19, 1988, effective August 20, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 3692.

CENTER FACILITIES


§ 61.11. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of this §  61.11 adopted June 11, 1968, effective June 26, 1969; reserved October 22, 1976, effective October 23, 1976, 6 Pa.B. 2665. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (3153).

§ 61.12. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of this §  61.12 adopted June 11, 1968, effective June 26, 1969; amended October 22, 1976, effective October 23, 1976, 6 Pa.B. 2665; reserved August 19, 1988, effective August 20, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 3692. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (30574).

§ 61.13. Space/restrooms.

 (a)  Indoor space.

   (1)  Thirty-six square feet of floor space per student in rooms with a minimum height of 8-foot ceilings is required for individualized tutoring.

   (2)  Twenty-five square feet of floor space per student in rooms with a minimum height of 8-foot ceilings is required for tutoring small groups of elementary age students.

   (3)  Fifteen square feet of floor space per student in rooms with a minimum height of 8-foot ceilings is required for tutoring small groups of secondary age students.

 (b)  Restrooms.

   (1)  There shall be separate restroom facilities for boys and girls.

   (2)  There shall be a minimum of one flush toilet and one washbowl for every 20 female students.

   (3)  There shall be a minimum of one flush toilet and one washbowl for every 20 male students.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  61.13 amended under the Private Academic Schools Act (24 P. S. § §  6701—6721).

Source

   The provisions of this §  61.13 adopted June 11, 1968, effective June 26, 1969; amended October 22, 1976, effective October 23, 1976, 6 Pa.B. 2665; amended August 19, 1988, effective August 20, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 3692. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (123959).

PROFESSIONAL STAFF


§ 61.21. Teachers.

 In addition to the general requirements of § §  51.31 and 51.34 (relating to general requirements; and certification for teachers), a teacher in a tutoring center shall meet the same qualifications as a teacher of the same subjects or grade levels in a Private Academic School. See § §  53.21, 55.11, 57.11 and 59.11 (relating to teachers).

Authority

   The provisions of this §  61.21 amended under the Private Academic Schools Act (24 P. S. § §  6701—6721).

Source

   The provisions of this §  61.21 adopted June 11, 1968, effective June 26, 1969; amended October 22, 1976, effective October 23, 1976, 6 Pa.B. 2665; amended August 19, 1988, effective August 20, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 3692. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (123959) and (123960).

Cross References

   This section cited in 22 Pa. Code §  61.22 (relating to director).

§ 61.22. Director.

 The director of a tutoring center shall meet the requirements of § §  51.36 and 61.21 (relating to director; and teachers).

Authority

   The provisions of this §  61.22 amended under the Private Academic Schools Act (24 P. S. § §  6701—6721).

Source

   The provisions of this §  61.22 adopted June 11, 1968, effective June 26, 1969; amended October 22, 1976, effective October 23, 1976, 6 Pa.B. 2665; amended August 19, 1988, effective August 20, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 3692. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (123960).

§ 61.23. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of this §  61.23 adopted June 11, 1968, effective June 26, 1969; reserved August 19, 1988, effective August 20, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 3692. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (123960).



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