There has been a lot of discussion on this forum as well as on all the other VEX Robotics discussion groups about what is an acceptable amount of coach / parent involvement with a VEX Robotics team. Lisa Schultz from the REC Foundation created the attached Student-Centered Policy Document. She first reviewed it at the EP Summit last month and received very positive feedback. She incorporated comments from the EPs and RECF staff into the attached version of the document.
The REC Foundation recognizes it is ultimately the responsibility of the adult to determine the appropriate amount of support for the individual student. But we are providing this document as a guide line.
Please note in an effort to be more transparent and to get feedback from the REC Foundation / VEX Robotics community, we are posting this document for public review prior to officially implementing. I ask everyone to review and give their honest feedback but to also be respectable to the REC Foundation and to others that may have opposing views. Please provide any feedback by 8/15. You can email your comments directly to me or post on this thread.
Student Centered Guide v.2.pdf (206.4 KB)