SHENENDEHOWA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
SUBJECT: SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS AND PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT
The Board of Education recognizes that a school volunteer program is an important support to the District’s instructional programs and extracurricular activities. Parents/legal guardians and community residents have much to contribute to students’ learning and full involvement in school. Therefore, the District will:
d. Bring community resources into our school and programs
Volunteers will provide assistance for student activities under the direct supervision of a staff member designated by the building principal. A volunteer may supervise students or student activities under indirect supervision of such staff members when that volunteer has received direction or guidance for an activity by a staff member, or if appropriate, formal training specific to the activity. The involvements of volunteers on field trips are further regulated by the Field Trip (8460) policy.
The Superintendent and his/her designees (i.e. building principals) are authorized to select, place, and replace volunteers in accordance with established criteria and guidelines, including orientation training, which will be developed to implement the terms of this policy.