Friday, June 22, 2018


York Suburban High School (9-12)
1800 Hollywood Dr, York PA 17403 Phone: 717.885.1270 FAX: 717.885.1271
York Suburban School District educates, challenges, and prepares students to shape the future.
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College Student Field Experience


York Suburban High School is pleased to welcome college education majors pursuing their required field experience hours into our classrooms.  Students will be exposed to a variety of instructional techniques  and curriculum objectives even in a short period of time.  However, to ensure the safety and security of our students as well as ensuring the college student has a meaningful experience, students must follow the following procedures: 


1. Request permission to complete observation hours at York Suburban High School.   The request must be made in writing (e-mail is permitted) to Brian Ellis, High School Principal.  (  The request must include the following:

·         The student name

·         The associated college course

·         The number of hours needed

·         The specific dates and times when the student will be available

·         The content area the student wishes to observe

·         Stated confirmation that the student has obtained the three required clearances

Requests must be received at least two weeks in advance of any observation.  Furthermore, the high school limits the number of observers per content area, so students should make arrangements as soon as possible.    


2. This information will be forwarded to content area teachers who will make arrangements for observation times directly with the student.  


3. On the first day of the observation the student must come immediately to the main office.   The student is required to provide proof that the student is enrolled in the class (a transcript or letter from the professor is appropriate), as well as copies of the student's clearances (State Police, Public Welfare Child Abuse, and FBI Criminal History).   The documents will be kept on file in the main office.


4. On each day of observation, the student must check in at the main office and register as a visitor.    Students are expected to be dressed professionally and are also expected to conduct themselves professionally throughout the process.  Failure to do so may result in observation privileges being revoked.  


It is a privilege to be able to support future educators, just as we believe it is a privilege for future educators to observe in our high school.   We appreciate everyone's cooperation in following these procedures so that observations can be both meaningful for the student but also not represent a burden on our teaching staff and students. 


The York Suburban School District is an Equal Opportunity Education Institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religious creed, ancestry, sex, age, marital status or handicap, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Action of 1964, Title IX of the Education Act Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation of the Handicapped Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, in its activities, educational and vocational programs and in its recruitment and employment practices. Inquiries concerning the application of Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, the ADA and the implementing regulations may be referred to the Superintendent, 1800 Hollywood Drive, York, PA 17403, telephone (717) 885-1210.