A: Home and Hospital Teaching provides education for Harford County students who are unable to attend
school due to physical
or emotional condition.
A: Any student who is unable to attend school due to a properly verified physical or emotional condition is
eligible for services.
Applications can be obtained from the guidance department at your home school.
A: No. If a doctor or school anticipates that a student’s absence may be for a period of several weeks, the
A: Home Schooling is a school program administered at home by the student’s parent or guardian. The student
on home schooling
is not enrolled in a Harford County School. Home and Hospital Teaching is
a temporary service available to any county student who is unable to attend
his/her school due to physical or emotional crisis.
A: There are currently eighty teachers assigned to the Home and Hospital Teaching Program. Other teachers
are hired as the need
A: Yes. Your teachers will visit you to bring materials and for individual tutoring sessions. A parent or
18 years or older, must be present when your teacher visits.
A: If you are receiving one-to-one instruction at home, your teacher will contact your regular teacher for
materials and instruction.
In treatment facilities, usually the parent(s) bring work from the home school.
A: No. although some students may be using the Home and Hospital Teaching service for an extended period of
time, they graduate
from their home school.
A: Home and Hospital students receive a grade from their Home and Hospital teacher. That grade is sent to
the parent and to
the home school. The home school teacher averages the grade earned at Home
and Hospital with the grade earned at the home school. If the student was
in Home and Hospital for the entire quarter, then the home teacher will place
that grade on the report card. Excused and unexcused absences will also be
noted. Home and Hospital Teaching follows the Harford County Public Schools
attendance policy for grading as indicated in the Home and Hospital Teaching
A: Each teacher has different requirements. Some teachers grade oral responses. Others require written work
to be sent to the
school using electronic mail, fax, or US postal services. Work may also be
hand-delivered or picked up by the teacher.
A: Yes. Usually the exams will be taken at your home school, unless there are extenuating medical
circumstances. It is the responsibility
of the student or parent to contact the home school and make arrangements
for the student to take final exams.
A: The length of time depends on how long it takes the parent, the doctor, and the school counselor to
accurately complete and
submit the required referral forms to the Home and Hospital Teaching Program
administrator (Pupil Personnel Worker) in your area.
A: A student is responsible for completing his/her work at his home school until he/she begins Home and
Harford County residents are being sought as applicants for non-contracted home & hospital teaching
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