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    6:250 Community Resource Persons and Volunteers

    The Board of Directors encourages the use of volunteers to: (1) increase students' educational attainment; (2) provide enrichment experiences for students; (3) increase the effective utilization of staff time and skills; (4) give more individual attention to students; and (5) promote greater community involvement.

    Volunteers may be used:

    1. For non-teaching duties not requiring instructional judgment or evaluation of students;
    2. For supervising study halls, long distance teaching reception areas used incident to instructional programs transmitted by electronic media (such as computers, video, and audio), detention and discipline areas, and school-sponsored extracurricular activities;
    3. To assist with academic programs under a certificated teacher's immediate supervision;
    4. To assist in times of violence or other traumatic incidents within DAOES by providing crisis intervention services to lessen the effects of emotional trauma on staff, students, and the community, provided the volunteer meets the qualifications established by the Ill. School Crisis Assistance Team Steering Committee;
    5. As a guest lecturer or resource person under a certificated teacher's direction and with the administration's approval; or
    6. As supervisors, chaperones, or sponsors for non-academic school activities.

    The Director shall follow Board policy 4:175, Convicted Child Sex Offender; Screening; Notifications, to establish procedures for securing and screening resource persons and volunteers. A person who is a sex offender, as defined by the Sex Offender Registration Act, or a violent offender against youth, as defined in the Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Registration Act, is prohibited from being a resource person or volunteer. All volunteer coaches must comply with the requirement to report hazing in policy 5:90, Abused and Neglected Child Reporting.

    Instructional/Non-Instructional Volunteers -(Technology Center of DuPage)

    The Board of Directors will utilize volunteer non-certificated and certificated personnel to assist in non-instructional assignments, or in the instruction of pupils under the immediate supervision of a certificated teacher when it deems the use of such volunteers is within the best interests of students and the school, and such use is in compliance with applicable sections of the School Code and related State Board of Education requirements.

    LEGAL REF.:

    105 ILCS 5/10-22.34, 5/10-22.34a, and 5/10-22.34b.

    720 ILCS 5/12C-50.1, Failure to Report Hazing.

    730 ILCS 150/1 et seq., Sex Offender Registration Act.

    730 ILCS 152/101 et seq., Sex Offender Community Notification Law.

    730 ILCS 154/75 et seq., Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Community Notification Law.

    730 ILCS 154/101 et seq., Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Registration Act.

    CROSS REF.: 4:170 (Safety), 4:175 (Convicted Child Sex Offender; Screening; Notifications), 5:90 (Abused and Neglected Child Reporting), 8:30 (Visitors To and Conduct On School Property)

    Adopted: February 20, 2019