(a) A school district or a county office of education may establish a registry of volunteer after school physical recreation instructors and other before and after school program volunteers.
(b) (1) To be included on a registry established pursuant to this section, a prospective registrant shall submit to a criminal background check pursuant to Section 45125. The prospective registrant shall also submit current contact information to the school district or county office maintaining the registry and shall update that information whenever the information changes.
(2) A school, school district, or county office of education may contribute funds to pay for all or part of the cost of a criminal background check required of a prospective registrant pursuant to paragraph (1).
(c) A school district or county office maintaining a registry may impose other requirements on prospective registrants, including, but not limited to, certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
(d) Upon approval of the person acting as the coordinator of, or overseeing, the after school activities of the school, a school under the jurisdiction of a school district or county office of education maintaining a registry may allow a volunteer registered with the school district or county office to provide instruction in physical recreation to pupils after school hours or provide other services.
(e) This section does not require a school district or county office of education to establish or maintain a registry and does not require a school to use
a volunteer from a registry to provide instruction in physical recreation to pupils after school hours or provide other services.
(f) Instruction in physical recreation provided to a pupil by a volunteer pursuant to subdivision (d) shall not be counted toward satisfaction of either the physical education course requirements for graduation from high school pursuant to Section 51225.3 or the number of minutes of instruction in physical education required pursuant to Section 51210, 51222, or 51223, as applicable.
(Amended by Stats. 2008, Ch. 179, Sec. 44.)
Education Code 45125
Education Code 51210
Education Code 51222
Education Code 51223
Education Code 51225.3