Fingerprinting and CPS Background Check Opportunity!

Are you interested in volunteering in your child’s classroom or participating as a chaperone on a field trip?  Please check out PGCPS’s Child Safety Workshops & Background Checks for School Volunteers!

Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) Family Institute, in collaboration with the Division of Human Resources, will host the “Keeping Our Children Safe” workshop for parents and guardians. The workshop includes Fingerprint Background Check and Child Protective Services (CPS) Clearance sessions for those interested in volunteering in their neighborhood schools more than once a year.

Fingerprint Background Check and CPS Clearance Sessions* 4-6 p.m.

The fee is $56.57. There is no fee for families whose children receive free and reduced-price
meals (FARMS). Please bring a copy of your FARMS certification letter.

“Keeping Our Children Safe” Family Institute Workshop

5-6 p.m. & 6:15-7:15 p.m.
Learn how to recognize the often subtle signs of abuse and neglect in children.


Prekindergarten through fifth-grade students


October 26 Bond Mill Elementary

November 9 Gwynn Park High School

November 16 William Beanes Elementary

December 7 Langley Park-McCormick Elementary

January 25 G. James Gholson Middle School

February 8 Benjamin Tasker Middle School

March 1 Greenbelt Elementary

March 15 Dodge Park Elementary

April 12 Potomac High School

April 26 Columbia Park Elementary

*Please bring a valid, unexpired government-issued photo identification card, such as a driver’s license; state, school or military ID; U.S. passport; permanent resident card or employment authorization card.

Contact the Department of Family and Community Engagement for more info: 301-618-7356.