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Policies and Regulations

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 7-18


Community Engagement/Volunteers

The School Board recognizes that volunteers and businesses make a valuable contributions to the educational program and that their engagement increases the support of the schools by the community.

Businesses, through partnerships with the schools, enhance and support educational opportunities for students. Cooperative programs which meet the goals and objectives of the instructional program of the School Division are permitted.

Parents and community members shall be encouraged to become involved as volunteers in the educational program. The principal or designee will provide orientation, job descriptions and specific assignments for the volunteers. Parent volunteers may be permitted to ride the school bus to and from school under School Board regulations of the Superintendent.

Adopted by School Board: August 21, 1990
Amended by School Board: July 16, 1991
Amended by School Board: October 20, 1992
Amended by School Board: May 25, 2004
Amended by School Board: August 19, 2014