School Town of Highland welcomes all volunteers who are interested in
helping our students succeed in their scholastic endeavors. When an
individual is interested in volunteering in our school district they
must submit an application for a criminal background check to the
building principal. This process helps fulfill one of our top
priorities: ensuring the safety of the students we serve.
Procedures for Criminal Background Checks
volunteers who have direct access to School Town of Highland students
are required to submit to a State of Indiana Limited Criminal Background
The proper forms are located in the main office of all STOH schools.
Once a volunteer completes the application it will be submitted to the building level Principal.
The Principal or designee with submit and review the results of the Limited Criminal Background check.
adverse Limited Criminal Background checks will be reviewed by the
Superintendent, Director of Personnel and the appropriate building
principal to determine whether the volunteer will be allowed to work
with our students.
Limited Criminal Background applications and results will remain in the
school building for their records. Volunteers who do not have a
returned form on file are not eligible to volunteer within the School
Town of Highland.
to time restrictions, background checks will not be processed on the
same day you are volunteering unless arranged with the building
All Limited Criminal Background checks will be renewed annually.