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Attendance Policy

 

Private Lesson Attendance Policy

  • Attendance

    • Weekly attendance is mandatory and expected from all students. 

    • It is the responsibility of both student and parental figure to make it to lessons, and to arrive on-time for lessons.

  • Student Absences:

    • Each student is permitted 2 absences per session.

      • Any kind of absence counts towards the total of 2 absences per session.

      • What counts as an excused absence?

        • If administration and teacher are notified at least 24-hours prior to the lesson’s start time, a teacher may choose to offer a make-up lesson, if their schedule permits it.

        • Otherwise, 

      • What counts as an unexcused absence?

        • No-show

        • If administration and teacher are notified under 24-hours prior to the lesson’s start time, 

        • These lessons cannot be made-up.

    • Make-up Lessons due to Student Absence

      • Make-up Lessons due to student absence can be offered in the form of the following:

        • Substitute teacher taught lesson

        • Teacher teaches lesson (if schedule permits it)

        • Lesson time being distributed over the course of multiple lessons (if schedule permits it)

      • Lessons missed by the student must be rescheduled during the same session as the originally missed lesson, or up to a week after the final lesson of a session.

  • Sickness:

    • If a student is unable to make a lesson due to sickness, please inform administration and the instructor as soon as possible. 

    • Absences due to sickness count towards the maximum of 2 absences per session.

    • The first sickness absence of a session is excused.

    • Sick absences after the first in a session are unexcused

  • Teacher Absences:

    • If a teacher is unable to attend a lesson, the following options will be offered:

      • Substitute teacher taught lesson

      • Make-up lesson (if teacher’s schedule permits it)

      • Lesson credited towards the next invoice

  • Tardiness:

    • Students who are tardy are not guaranteed the full duration of their lesson

    • If a teacher is tardy, a student is entitled to the full duration of their lesson.

Pre-Piano/Partner Lesson/Group Class Attendance Policy

  • Any kind of class with more than one student is unable to be rescheduled.

    • If all members of a class are from the same household/come to the class together, the class can be made-up in the form of the following:

      • Substitute teacher taught lesson

      • Teacher teaches lesson (if schedule permits it)

      • Lesson time being distributed over the course of multiple lessons (if schedule permits it)

  • Pre-Piano and Group Class instructors can be substitute taught at any time

  • Pre-Piano and Group Class instructors are subject to change at any time

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