• #BePresent - A Community/School Partnership

  • "Every Child You Pass in the Hall Has a Story That Needs to Be Heard. Maybe You Are the One to Hear It."

    - Bethany Hill

  • BePresent Overview

    Training

    What does

    Expectations & Guidelines

Training & Security Requirements


  • Before mentoring or volunteering in a school, all participants must:

    Safer Schools

    1. Complete the mentor/volunteer application here

      Once you complete the application, you will be provided a link to make an appointment for fingerprinting and receive a personalized waiver form to use to cover the cost of your background check.

    2. View videos on Child Abuse and Neglect and Sexual Harassment. (you will be given directions on where to view these).  The certificate of completion will go to the school where you are volunteering.

    3. Participate in an approximate 2-hour training (sign up here) regarding AACPS school practices and other related topics. Training will occur twice a month at the following dates and locations:
      *All Mentors will be required to stay for an additional 30 minutes of mentorship training.
      *Additional training time is not shown in the current training schedule. 

    #BePresent Volunteer Training Dates 2023-2024

     

    Date

    Time

    Location

    September 12th

    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

    Arundel High School

    September 19th

    3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Arundel High School

    October 10th

    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

    MacArthur MS TTR

    October 24th

    3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    BoE Conf Rm 2A

    November 7th

    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

    Carver Conference Room

    December 5th

    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

    Annapolis Middle School

    December 19th

    3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Carver Conference Room

    January 9th

    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

    Pip Moyer Recreation, Annapolis MD

    January 23rd

    3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Pip Moyer Recreation, Annapolis, MD

    February 6th

    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

    Pip Moyer Recreation, Annapolis, MD

    February 20th

    3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    BoE Conference Room 2A

    March 5th

    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

                  TBD

    March 19th

    3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Carver Conference Room

    April 9th

    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

    Carver Conference Room

    April 16th

    3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Carver Conference Room

    May 7th

    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

    Annapolis MS TTR

    May 21st

    3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Annapolis MS TTR

    June 4th

    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

    Carver Conference Room

    June 18th

    3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Carver Conference Room