Listed below are four criteria for which Nurse Assisting students are eligible to receive a stipend for participation in the Nurse Assisting Program:
- Drug Test -Nurse Assisting students must test negative on a drug test in order to be eligible for a stipend. Students who test positive will remain ineligible for the stipend until the next testing period, at which time they must test negative. Any Nurse Assisting student who tests positive any two (2) times, consecutive or non-consecutive, may be required to participate in one-on-one and/or group counseling to overcome drug use and/or to continue in the Nurse Assisting Program.
- Attendance - Within a ten (10) day pay period, Nurse Assisting students are required to maintain an 80% attendance rate (missing no more than two (2) days every two (2) weeks. Absences may be excused with a signed doctor's excuse only.
- Grades - Nurse Assisting students must maintain a C (70%) or above grade average in all courses associated with the Nurse Assisting Program. Students with grades below 70% will remain ineligible for a stipend until the next grading period. Student grades are evaluated every six (6) weeks.
- Behavior - Stipends can be withheld for disruptive behavior as defined in the YBCCS Student Handbook. The decision to withhold stipends can be evaluated and decided by Mr. Steward, Principal; Mr. Butler, Vice Principal; Ms. Lamar, NAP Coordinator; and any supporting Administrative Staff. All decisions are final.