GKC(LOCAL) - COMMUNITY RELATIONS: VISITORS

Prominent notices shall be posted at each campus requiring all visitors to first report to the campus main office. This shall apply to parents, volunteers, social service workers, invited speakers, maintenance and repair persons not employed by the Department, vendors, representatives of the news media, former students, and any other visitors.

Visits to individual classrooms during instructional time shall be permitted only with the principal's and teacher's approval, and such visits shall not be permitted if their duration or frequency interferes with the delivery of instruction or disrupts the normal classroom environment.

[See BBE(LOCAL) for visits to Department facilities by Board members.]

Registered Sex Offender on a School Campus

The Superintendent and campus administrators shall develop and implement procedures regarding a campus visitor who is registered as a sex offender. These procedures shall address:

  1. Parental rights;
  2. Escort by Department personnel;
  3. Access to common areas of the campus;
  4. Access to classrooms;
  5. Drop off and release of students;
  6. Eligibility to serve as volunteers; and
  7. Any other relevant issues.

Harris County Department of Education

GKC(LOCAL)-HCDE

LDU 2018-08-21

DATE ISSUED: 8/21/2018