• Family Institute Child Safety Workshop & Background Checks for School Volunteers

    Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) Family Institute, in collaboration with the Division of Human Resources, will host the “Keeping Our Children Safe” workshop for parents and guardians. The workshop includes Fingerprint Background Check and Child Protective Services (CPS) Clearance sessions for those interested in volunteering in their neighborhood schools more than once a year.

    Fingerprint Background Check and CPS Clearance Sessions* 4-6 p.m.

    The fee is $56.57. There is no fee for families whose children receive free and reduced-price
    meals (FARMS). Please bring a copy of your FARMS certification letter.

    “Keeping Our Children Safe” Family Institute Workshop

    5-6 p.m. & 6:15-7:15 p.m.
    Learn how to recognize the often subtle signs of abuse and neglect in children.

    PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Visit www.pgcpsfamily.org

    Prekindergarten through fifth-grade students


    October 26        Bond Mill Elementary

    November 9      Gwynn Park High School

    November 16    William Beanes Elementary

    December 7      Langley Park-McCormick Elementary

    January 25        G. James Gholson Middle School

    February 8        Benjamin Tasker Middle School

    March 1            Greenbelt Elementary 

    March 15          Dodge Park Elementary

    April 12             Potomac High School

    April 26             Columbia Park Elementary

    *Please bring a valid, unexpired government-issued photo identification card, such as a driver’s license; state, school or military ID; U.S. passport; permanent resident card or employment authorization card.

    Contact the Department of Family and Community Engagement for more info: 301-618-7356