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Taking Attendance - The Basics

Taking attendance is a daily, mandatory part of being a classroom teacher. Attendance must be taken as soon as possible upon the beginning of each day and/or class period.

Important note: Legally, only the teacher of record is authorized to take attendance. This means co-teachers and special education attendants who support classroom teachers are not authorized to take attendance in lieu of the assigned, classroom teacher of record.

Please see the attached document to familiarize yourself with the basics of taking attendance in District 186.