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

     

    School Visitors, Volunteers, and Volunteers for a One-time Event requirements

     

    AT-A-GLANCE

    School Visitors – AP 0500

    Requirement – Raptor System

    School visitors – 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, etc.

    Scan government issued 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; and to wear the Raptor System Visitor Badge while visiting in the school building.

     

    Volunteers – AP 4215 & 4216.6

    Requirement – Fingerprinting and CPS clearance checks and required trainings

    Volunteers - 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; mentors; interns; tutors; concession stand workers; gait receipt workers; volunteer coaches, etc.

    Must undergo a fingerprint background check and child protective services (CPS) clearance and complete the required training modules at least 14 days in advance of the volunteer activity.

     

     

     

     

    Note:  The fingerprint background and CPS clearance checks do not expire provided the parent/guardian provides proof of volunteer activity with a PGCPS school once a year.

     

    Volunteers for a One-time Event-

    AP 4215 & 4216.6

    Requirement – Raptor System

    Volunteers for a one-time event-  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.

    All volunteers for a one-time event must scan government issued photo identification into the Raptor Visitor Management System prior to participating in the one-time event and to sign out at the conclusion of the event; and to wear the Raptor System Badge while participating in the one-time event in the school building.

     

     

    Fingerprint background checks

     

    Cost $56.57 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

    No Cost - 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