(a)  In addition to requiring student compliance with the attendance requirement, sponsors and instructors shall require that students comply with the following student participation standards:

(1)           A student shall direct his or her attention to the instruction being provided and refrain from engaging in activities unrelated to the instruction.

(2)           A student shall refrain from engaging in any activities that are distracting to other students or the instructor, or that otherwise disrupt the orderly conduct of a class.

(3)           A student shall comply with all instructions provided by the sponsor or instructor related to providing information needed to properly report completion of a course by the student.

(b)  Instructors and sponsors may dismiss from a class session any student who fails to comply with the student participation standards prescribed in Paragraph (a) of this Rule.

(c)  Sponsors shall not issue a course completion certificate to any student who fails to comply with the student participation standards set forth in Paragraph (a) of this Rule, nor shall a sponsor include the name of that student on a report verifying completion of a CE course.  A sponsor shall submit to the Board with the report for the class session a written statement that includes the name and license number of each student for whom the sponsor does not report course credit, details concerning the student's failure to comply with the student participation standards, and names of other persons in attendance at the class who witnessed the student's conduct.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143-143.10; 143-143.11B;

Eff. August 1, 2002.