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Information for Visitors and Volunteers of Cottonwood Creek School 


Cottonwood Creek School volunteers and visitors must submit a Volunteer Clearance Form and be approved every school year (per DUSD policy)

If you think that you will volunteer or visit for events during school hours at any point during the school year, fill out the form and submit it along with a copy of your valid California Drivers License to the main office. If your spouse, or your child’s grandparents or any other adult plans on visiting or volunteering on campus they must fill out a volunteer clearance form and bring a copy of their CA driver’s license or CA ID to the main office.


The clearance process can take up to one week.


  • Visitors and Volunteers must sign in and sign out at the Main Office upon entering campus during regular school hours (8:25 AM through the end of the school day)

  • Regarding siblings; please remember that although we love our student’s siblings, it is not appropriate to bring younger or older siblings to school during school hours to the classroom, instructional environment, or on a field trip while volunteering.  


  • Once cleared to visit or volunteer for the school year, you must also arrange your visit with a teacher or appropriate staff member.


On campus instructions: 


  1. Sign in at the office and wear your volunteer/visitor badge at all times.

  2. Be on time, be reliable, be unobtrusive.

  3. Ask questions at the beginning (know where the materials you might need are located and any other issues that might come up) so that you do not have to interrupt classroom instruction.

  4. Do not commit to something if you are not sure you can do it. Teachers count on every volunteer that commits their time and can be left in an awkward situation if a volunteer cancels last minute or does not show.

  5. Everything you see and hear in the classroom is confidential; this means everything. From academics, to social, to behavioral, to emotional needs of our students is confidential. Do not share any information about students that you observe while volunteering.

  6. Please help us maintain a quiet learning environment.

  7. Remember that you are volunteering in the classroom for the good of all (this is not a time to offer special moments to your child).

  8. Encourage students to make good choices and praise when appropriate; teachers handles discipline.