School Catalogue Guidelines

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  • The following are items that should appear in a school catalogue:
    • Entrance policy
    • Admission requirements (Must state that applicant must have H.S. diploma or equivalent [equivalent includes GED or Test to Benefit])
    • Application process
    • Staff & qualifications
    • Student-instructor ratio
    • Administrators & qualifications
    • Description of facilities
    • Description of equipment
    • Programs available
    • Program descriptions
    • Licensure/certification information (if applicable)
    • Attendance
    • Make-up policy
    • Class schedule
    • Grading
    • Satisfactory progress
    • School calendar
    • Program costs
    • Payment plans
    • Financial aid
    • Placement assistance
    • Student services
    • Complaint procedure
    • School policies & procedures (academic or administrative)
    • Refund policy
    • School mission, philosophy
    • Transferring hours
    • Availability of transcripts
    • Student conduct & rules (including Harassment Policy)
    • Leave of absence
    • Termination
    • Appeals
  • Contact Information:
    Private Business and Trade Schools
    Delaware Department of Education
    35 Commerce Way, Suite 1
    Dover, DE 19901
    Dr. Patricia Keeton
    Phone: 302-857-3313
    Fax: 302-739-1770