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 District, vendors, representatives of the news media, former students, and any other visitors.

The principal or designee shall determine the purpose and scope of any visit to observe or work with a student or group of students.

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.

With an exception made for a student's parent or a person standing in parental relation to a student, no visitor shall be permitted to visit a classroom during the school day unless the District has invited the person to do so as a part of the District's official business.

[See BBE(LOCAL) for visits to District 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:

Parental rights;

Escort by District personnel;

Access to common areas of the campus;

Access to classrooms;

Drop off and release of students;

Eligibility to serve as volunteers; and

Any other relevant issues.

Tomball ISD

GKC(LOCAL)-X

UPDATE 109

DATE ISSUED: 10/18/2017