Section .0900 – Disciplinary Actions
21 NCAC 14T .0901 School Probation
(a) After notice and opportunity for a hearing, the Board shall put the school on probation if the Board finds that the program fails to comply with General Statutes or these Rules. The decision shall identify all deficiencies required to be corrected for the program to come into compliance.
(b) No later than one calendar year after notification, the school shall either:
(1) Correct the deficiencies identified above and come into compliance with Board requirements; or
(2) Request an extension of time in which it shall:
(A) Explain the basis for its failure to correct the deficiencies within the allotted time;
(B) Provide a summary of the program's good faith efforts to come into compliance within the allotted time; and
(C) Present a plan of action to come into compliance within the extension.
(c) The Board shall extend the time by a single six-month period if:
(1) The explanation provided above is complete and contains all material facts;
(2) The efforts made to come into compliance demonstrate good faith; and
(3) The plan of action to come into compliance is realistic and complete.
(d) The Board shall make site visits or require the school to submit progress reports, syllabi, evaluative tools and student records when necessary to verify the accuracy of the report.
(e) When a program previously placed on probation fails to demonstrate compliance with General Statutes or these Rules as set forth in the Board's order, the Board shall order the school's official and the director to appear at a hearing at which time the school shall present evidence why the school's license and letter of approval should not be withdrawn.
History Note: Authority G.S. 88B-2; 88B-4; 88B-16; 88B-17;
Eff. January 1, 2012.