Are students required to be fingerprinted in Calfiornia if they volunteer at their own school?

With the passage of the ASCC certificate, many people now believe that students must be fingerprinted if they volunteer to tutor other students at their own school or at a school within their district.   Originally, the ASCC requirements looked at fingerprinting the Directors of pupil activities and later was…

Do I need to fingerprint and background contractors and volunteers who work in schools?

There is always a controversy around fingerprinting employees and volunteers that work in schools.  Let's face it, you need to do it.    California Education Code governs the fingerprinting of those who work and volunteer in schools.  AB 1025 of 2009/2010 solidified the issue of fingerprinting by requiring it for certain…

Does California AB1025 impose new rules on volunteers?

Yes, California AB 1025 imposes a new morale clause on volunteers by requiring paid or non-paid noncertificated volunteers to obtain an ASC certificate from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing prior to supervising, directing or coaching a pupil activity that is school sponsored. This new bill basically imposed an additional…

Do I have to fingerprint construction contractors who work on school campuses?

The short answer is "no". California Education Code, Section 45125.2 allows 3 methods to control construction contractors on school grounds who may be left alone while on campus.  Here it is: 45125.2 is the section on construction contractors. 45125.2. (a) A school district contracting with an entity for the construction,…