• On Wednesday, March 25, State Superintendent of Education Dr. Karen Salmon announced that all Maryland public schools will remain closed through Friday, April 24.
    Picking up meals, digital devices and instructional materials for distance learning is permitted under Gov. Hogan's stay-at-home order (Sect IIb(iv)).

    El miércoles, 25 de marzo, la superintendente de educación del estado, la Dra. Karen Salmon, anunció que todas las escuelas públicas en el estado de Maryland estarán cerradas hasta el viernes, 24 de abril.
    Recoger las comidas, los dispositivos digitales y los materiales de instrucción a distancia están permitidos bajo la orden de quedarse en casa que decretó el gobernador Hogan (Sect IIb(iv)).
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    School Visitors, Volunteers and One-time Volunteers

    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:

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

    One-Time Volunteers

     

    Security Process: Raptor System

     

     ONE-TIME VOLUNTEERS AT A SCHOOL EVENT:

    Escorted and under the supervision of PGCPS employee at all times (NOTE: If assisting with multiple 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:

    • Scan government-issued ID into Raptor Visitor Management System upon arrival
    • 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 check - at least 15 business days in advance of volunteer activity
    • Undergo a Child Protective Services (CPS) clearance - at least 15 business days in advance of volunteer activity
    • Complete the required SafeSchools training modules each school year - prior to
      engaging in volunteer activity.
    • Click here to access the training

    For questions,call the PGCPS Background Unit at 301-952-7831.

    FINGERPRINTING AND BACKGROUND CHECK LOCATIONS:

    Northern Prince George's County
    Northwestern High School
    7000 Adelphi Road
    Hyattsville, MD 20782
    4 to 7 pm on these dates only: October 30, 2019, February 19, 2020, April 15, 2020
    Pre-Registration is MANDATORYRegister online here

    Hughes Barney Investigations 
    9315 Largo Drive West #100 
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20774 
    301-333-1728 
    Monday-Friday • 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 
    Monday and Wednesday • 5-7 p.m. (by appointment only) 
    1st & 3rd Saturday of the month • 8 a.m.-noon (by appointment only) 
    http://hbinvestigations.com

    Grand Mission Consult, LLC 
    7515 Annapolis Road #203 
    Hyattsville, MD 20784 
    301-429-0525 
    Monday-Friday • 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 
    Tuesdays • 5p.m.-7 p.m. (by appointment only) 
    2nd & 4th Saturday of the month • 8 a.m.-noon (by appointment only) 
    http://grandmissions.com

    Sasscer Administration Building Background Unit
    14201 School Lane
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
    No appointment necessary, Monday-Friday • 8 a.m.- 4:45 p.m. (Summer hours Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-5:15 p.m.)
    Credit card, money order, cash and company checks accepted

    SERVICES & FEES 

    • Fingerprinting and Child Protective Services(CPS) Clearance $62.25
      For all PGCPS employees, volunteers assisting on campus more than once each school year with students and/or chaperoning on field trips, and independent contractors. Fee may be waived if volunteer parent or guardian has a child in the Free and Reduced Meal Program (FARM). Parent or guardian must bring a copy of the FARM letter to the fingerprint office to qualify for the free fingerprint. .
    • Commercial Background Check $15
      (online only at www.myschoolbucks.com) – Only referees, athletic officials and independent contractors who do not have unsupervised access to students may utilize the Commercial Background Check