Please fill out a coop sheet for your time, they are available in the office or:
Volunteers on Campus
Our school is dependent on our volunteers and our co-op to have a successful school year. Protecting our students, faculty and facilities is very important which includes not only the physical aspect but also individual student academic, discipline, personal, and enrollment data.
All information, including, but not limited to identifying data, physical skills, academic skills, attendance are all confidential and never permissible to discuss. Please do not discuss student information in front of other students, to other parents, with another school employee if you are not alone and it did not pertain to your activity or student. Please do not discuss family matters, any information a student may share with you, or conversations you may have overheard between other faculty members. If you have concerns, please go to the coordinator or administration in a private meeting. Once you have left our campus, please refrain from speaking about students, other parents, and faculty. Being on our campus requires a sacred trust that this information will never be repeated except to proper authorities at appropriate times and settings.
Volunteering in the Classroom Teaching is so much more than a job. Every teacher on this campus has made a conscious effort to be where they are and are dedicated to utilizing every minute of the school day. Our classrooms are jammed packed with materials for learning and often having an extra person in the room becomes more of a distraction than a help, so please follow the protocol:
Arrive 5 minutes before your commitment opportunity.
Return all utilized and non-utilized materials to the teacher.
Come to the office to complete a co-op form.
Most of all, know that you have made a difference in a child’s life.
Teachers may never speak to you about another student in any capacity. If you have a concern about the activity you are involved in, please email or set a conference time with the teacher or coordinator.
In the early grades teachers may have a “specials” opportunity for enrichment times
during the school day. This is a wonderful opportunity to share your talents, but this is a classroom teacher and cluster coordinator decision. Check the web page or teacher emails for opportunities.
Substituting: You must attend substituting training before subbing!
Attendance: class roster will be located on teacher’s desk.
Lesson Plans: a sub folder or lesson plans will be provided
Cell phone usage (calls, texting, photos, messaging) is not allowed when supervising students during the school day.
If there is an emergency such as an injury, bad weather, discipline problem please go to the lead teacher or coordinator and then follow instructions and procedures.
Confidentiality protocol must be followed.
Treetops facilities do not have a designated work area for parents to gather. Even though each building has a teacher workroom, they are also used as auxiliary classrooms which often contain confidential student materials. Unless a coordinator has determined that a volunteer opportunity is needed in those areas of campus they will be open to school personnel only. To use the laminator or other materials located in these areas, a faculty member will clear the area and the time availability before allowing volunteers into that space.
Treetops is a unique campus that offers so many opportunities for children to play and enjoy nature. The campus is a shared 22 acre campus for use by enrolled students K-12. Our grounds and playground equipment is for all Treetops students to share and must remain closed to any others before, during, and after school. Dismissal times stagger and the use of the grounds varies during the day but as a school we have concerns and liabilities for all students who are on our equipment at all times. Please keep un-enrolled children with you at all times and off school equipment due to safety concerns.
BUT WAIT THERE IS MORE OPPORTUNITIES!!!!
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Other ways of "How to Help" are:
www.Donorschoose.org : select Treetops School