visiting teacher

noun

Definition of visiting teacher

1 : an educational officer employed by a public school system to go into the homes of pupils in order to effect cooperation between school and family, assist in the solving of social or emotional problems due to home environment, instruct sick or handicapped pupils unable to attend school, or enforce attendance regulations
2 : a social worker whose duty is dealing with behavior problems among school children

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“Visiting teacher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/visiting%20teacher. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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