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

    School Visitors

     

    Security Process: Raptor System

     

    SCHOOL VISITORS: 

    Escorted and under the supervision of PGCPS employee at all times

    EXAMPLES: Parent-teacher conference or meeting, training, conference or event attendees; contractors

    ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE: AP-0500

    SCHOOL VISITORS MUST:

    • Sign in at the main office upon arrival
    • Scan government-issued ID into Raptor Visitor Management System
    • Wear Raptor system badge for duration of visit
    • Sign out at conclusion of visit
     

    One-Time Event Volunteers

     

    Security Process: Raptor System

     

     ONE-TIME EVENT VOLUNTEERS:

    Escorted and under the supervision of PGCPS employee at all times (NOTE: If assisting with multiple one-time events each school year, follow procedure for volunteers below)

    EXAMPLES: Career Day, Science Fair, College Fair, Spelling Bee, STEM Fair, Principal for a Day, Men Make a Difference Day, Book Fair, school dances

    ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE: AP-4215 and 4216.6

     ONE-TIME EVENT VOLUNTEERS MUST:

    • Sign in at the main office upon arrival
    • Scan government-issued ID into Raptor Visitor Management System
    • Wear Raptor system badge for duration of visit
    • Sign out at conclusion of visit
     

    Volunteers

     

    Security Process: Fingerprinting & CPS Clearance

     

    VOLUNTEERS:

    Not under the supervision of a PGCPS employee at all times and/or provide a variety of services on a regular basis

    EXAMPLES: Tutors, mentors, teacher aides, office assistants, chaperones, interns, event gate and concession stand workers, coaches

    ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE: AP-4215 and 4216.6

    VOLUNTEERS  MUST:

    • Undergo a fingerprint background check
    • Undergo a Child Protective Services (CPS) clearance
    • Complete required training modules at least 14 days in advance of volunteer activity
     

    Fingerprint background checks 

    COST: $56.57

    SERVICE LOCATION: Sasscer Administration Building Background Unit - Room 128
    14201 School Lane, Upper Marlboro

    HOURS: Monday-Friday • 8 a.m. - 3:45 p.m


    CPS Clearance checks  

    COST: FREE

    SERVICE LOCATION: Sasscer Administration Building Employee Services Center - Room 124
    14201 School Lane, Upper Marlboro

    HOURS: Monday-Friday • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m 

     


     

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