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Lafayette SD |  BP  1240  Community Relations

Volunteer Assistance   

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The Governing Board recognizes that volunteer assistance in schools can enrich the educational program, increase supervision of students, and contribute to school safety while strengthening the schools' relationships with the community. The Board encourages parents/guardians and other members of the community to share their time, knowledge, and abilities with students.

(cf. 1000 - Concepts and Roles)

(cf. 1700 - Relations Between Private Industry and the Schools)

(cf. 4127/4227/4327 - Temporary Athletic Team Coaches)

(cf. 4222 - Teacher Aides/Paraprofessionals)

(cf. 5020 - Parent Rights and Responsibilities)

(cf. 6020 - Parent Involvement)

(cf. 6171 - Title I Programs)

The Board prohibits harassment of any volunteer on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status. (Government Code 12940)

(cf. 0410 - Nondiscrimination in District Programs and Activities)

The Superintendent or designee shall establish procedures for determining whether volunteers possess the qualifications, if any, required by law and administrative regulation for the types of duties they will perform.

Volunteers shall act in accordance with district policies, regulations, and school rules. The Superintendent or designee shall be responsible for investigating and resolving complaints regarding volunteers.

(cf. 3515.2 - Disruptions)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

8482-8484.6 After School Education and Safety program

8484.7-8484.9 21st Century Community Learning Center program

35021 Volunteer aides

35021.1 Automated records check

35021.3 Registry of volunteers for before/after school programs

44010 Sex offense; definition

44814-44815 Supervision of students during lunch and other nutrition periods

45125 Fingerprinting requirements

45125.01 Interagency agreements for criminal record information

45340-45349 Instructional aides

45360-45367 Teacher aides

48981 Parental notifications

49024 Activity Supervisor Clearance Certificate

49406 Examination for tuberculosis

GOVERNMENT CODE

3543.5 Prohibited interference with employees' rights

12940 Prohibited discrimination and harassment

HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE

1596.871 Fingerprints of individuals in contact with child day care facility clients

LABOR CODE

1720.4 Public works; exclusion of volunteers from prevailing wage law

3352 Workers' compensation; definitions

3364.5 Authority to provide workers' compensation insurance for volunteers

PENAL CODE

290 Registration of sex offenders

290.4 Information re: sex offenders

290.95 Disclosure by person required to register as sex offender

626.81 Sex offender; permission to volunteer at school

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 22

101170 Criminal record clearance

101216 Health screening, volunteers in child care centers

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

6319 Qualifications and duties of paraprofessionals, Title I programs

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS BOARD DECISIONS

Whisman Elementary School District, (1991) PERB Decision No. 868

Management Resources:

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

California Department of Education, Parents/Family and Community: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/pf

California Department of Justice, Megan's Law: http://www.meganslaw.ca.gov

California Parent Teacher Association: http://www.capta.org

Commission on Teacher Credentialing: http://www.ctc.ca.gov

Policy LAFAYETTE SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: January 11, 2017 Lafayette, California