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2430.01 Policy_Special Programs by Community Volunteers

The Board of Education believes in providing opportunities for students to enhance their education through a variety
of appropriate co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. The Board recognizes that the community itself can be
an excellent resource for such activities and welcomes the participation of community members who have special
knowledge and skills that can add to the District's program.
In order to ensure that activities recommended by or involving community volunteers in an instructional role are in
keeping with District philosophy and will help students better accomplish the learning goals of the District's
program, the Board establishes the following guidelines for the approval of any activity involving community
    Each request must include:
    A. The purpose of the activity;
    B. The students for whom the activity is planned;
    C. The intended learning outcomes;
    D. An explanation of how the intended learning outcomes contribute to the accomplishment of District goals;
    E. The names and qualifications of those community volunteers who will be participating in any aspect of the
    F. The number of hours and total duration of the activity; and
    G. An itemization of the District resources (staff, facilities, equipment, etc.) that will be needed and their
        estimated cost.
The Board delegates to the Superintendent the responsibility for approving each requested activity based on its
educational merits and relationship to the total District program.
In addition to those established for all regular co-curricular and extra-curricular programs, the Superintendent will
prepare any special administrative guidelines required for the proper conduct and evaluation of activities involving
community volunteers.
Approved/Adopted:  July 13, 2009
Sharon Weinstock,
Aug 5, 2011, 9:45 AM