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Volunteer Information

Please note: This is the confidentiality training. Once you’ve completed this training, view the Child Abuse and Neglect Training for Parents →

Thank you for your interest in volunteering within the Howard County School System! We value our volunteers and the contributions they make to our students and schools.

Ilchester Elementary School parent volunteers with students.

According to Howard County Board of Education Policy, all volunteers must complete a Confidentiality Training Course about protecting the privacy of our students, staff, and schools. Please complete this course before registering to volunteer at your child’s school. The course takes about 5 minutes to complete.

To complete your training course and register with your child’s school, please follow these 3 steps:

Step One: Training Course

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Step Two: Certification of Completion

Download and print the Volunteer Certification Form (en Español)

Step Three: Register to Volunteer

Your participation in this process helps make Howard County Public Schools a safer place to learn.

If you have any questions, please contact your child’s school.

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