• School Visitors, Volunteers and One-time event volunteer: Requirements

     

    • School Visitors – AP 0500
      • Parents or guardians who make classroom visits of current students, attend a conference on their student, attend a meeting or parent training, attend an assembly or performance.
      • Requirement – Raptor System
        • Scan photo identification into the Raptor Visitor Management System prior to initiating any school related business and to sign out at the conclusion of any designated school-related business.
         
       
    • Volunteers – AP 4215 & 4216.6
      • Provides a variety of services e.g. tutoring, mentoring, and chaperoning for the students) on a regular basis without financial remuneration from the school system.  Activities that volunteers are involved in include: working with a student or groups of students in the classroom, assist classroom teacher in making instructional materials, assisting with different duties in the school, assist in the office, etc. on a regular basis; chaperone on a day field trip or overnight trip.
      • Requirement – Fingerprinting and CPS
        • All volunteers, such as: mentors, interns, tutors, and chaperones, must undergo a fingerprint background check and child protective services (CPS) clearance at least 14 days in advance of the day field trip, overnight trip or working on or off school property.
         
       
    • Volunteers for a One-time Event-AP 4215 & 4216.6
      • Are escorted and under the supervision of a PGCPS employee at all times  while on campus for a one-time event, such as parents/guardians volunteering for Career Day, Science Fair, College Fair, Spelling Bee, STEM Fair,  Principal for a Day, Men who Make a Difference Day, book fairs, school dances, etc.
      • Requirement – Commercial Background Check (exception)
        • All volunteers for a one-time event must undergo a commercial background check and provide a copy of their government issued identification to be scanned into the Raptor Visitor Management System.
    • Online commercial background checks  
    • Fingerprint background checks 
      • Fingerprint background check may be completed in the following office at the PGCPS Sasscer Administration Building, 14201 School Lane, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772: Background Unit, Room 128 Hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Ph.: 301.952.6775
       
    • CPS Clearance checks 
      • CPS clearance may be completed in the following office at the PGCPS Sasscer Administration Building, 14201 School Lane, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772: Employee Services Center, Room 124 Hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Ph.: 301.780.2191