In order to volunteer in area schools, you may have to complete additional training and/or submit to another background check. Upon completion of any requirements, you will be asked to complete a brief ACE verification form (click your school below to find the form link)

Please choose your school to check the requirements:

District of Columbia Public Schools

Dunbar

Phelps

McKinley

Requirements include:

Online Mandated Reporter training

Fingerprinting and CPS clearance: 

To Complete the Online  Application and get information about the Fingerprinting process, please visit the DCPS VOLUNTEER PAGE HERE.

You will also need to complete the mandated reporter training. You will register, login and complete the 1.5 hour online training. You can access the site HERE. At the completion of the training, you will receive a certificate. Please save it and see next below for where to upload it. 

Once you complete your fingerprint test, you will receive a letter from DCPS with your eligibility. Please upload this letter, and the Mandated Reporter Certificate HERE.

Your background check is good for 2 years!

District of Columbia Charter Schools

Tech Prep

These schools have accepted ACE DC's policies for background check and training. There are no additional steps. 

Prince George's County, Md

Flowers 

Requirements are outlined on their website HERE. Click on VOLUNTEERS

You will need to complete the Online training, be finger printed and have a CPS clearance. (ACE will reimburse for the fingerprinting cost)

After reviewing the requirements and completing the training, please complete this quick acknowledgement form for ACE HERE.

Fairfax County, Virginia

Edison

Hayfield

Herndon

Marshall

Woodson

Requirements can be found HERE:

Submit Volunteer Application

Fingerprinting (paid for by school)

Your sponsoring teacher will work with you on obtaining the badge and for returning mentors will submit your information for badge renewal. 

After reviewing the requirements and completing the training, please complete this quick acknowledgement form for ACE HERE.

Arlington County, Virginia

Washington-Liberty

Requirements can be found HERE

You will submit a Volunteer Application and will then be assigned an online Child Molestation Training to be completed. 

Please work with your team leader and teacher to be sure you receive the link for  the online training. 

After reviewing the requirements and completing the training, please complete this quick acknowledgement form for ACE HERE.

Private Schools

McNamara

Don Bosco

While the Archdiocese of Washington DC has a volunteer screening and training process, these schools have accepted ACE DC as a contractor and agree to utilize our background and training policies. 

Youthbuild

Youthbuild requires an application and fingerprint screening. You will be connected with your lead teacher to complete the process.