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The governing board recognizes that volunteer assistance in schools can enrich the educational program, increase supervision of students, and contribute to school safety while strengthening the schools' relationships with the community. The board encourages parents/guardians and other members of the community to share their time, knowledge, and abilities with students.

Become a Volunteer

The Tulare City School District requires all volunteers to have a tuberculosis (TB) test and be fingerprinted. The best way to help ensure your child is safe at school is to fingerprint all school volunteers, just as we do all employees. If your student attends one of our schools, and you plan on volunteering, you must be fingerprinted before you can volunteer (unless you have already been fingerprinted for TCSD). For more details, please contact your school’s principal or Assistant Superintendent of Personnel Philip Pierschbacher at 685-7227.

Clearance Steps

Step one:

  1. Individual completes volunteer application - formulario de solicitud de voluntario
  2. Individual submits proof of TB Test clearance
  3. Individual completes fingerprint clearance (contact Personnel)

Fingerprinting Sessions

Dates and times of fingerprinting sessions currently available:

Thursday, August 29, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
TCSD District Office
600 N. Cherry, Tulare

Thursday, September 26, 2019
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
TCSD District Office
600 N. Cherry, Tulare

Friday, February 28, 2020
7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Tulare Professional Development Center
505 W. Maple, Tulare

Thursday, April 2, 2020
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
TCSD District Office
600 N. Cherry, Tulare

Preschool Volunteer Information
Preschool Volunteers are required to provide additional immunization records. 
For more information, please contact: 
Early Childhood Education Office (559) 685-6500

Costs and details:

Clearance is valid for all of your children at all schools they attend, within Tulare City School District, and throughout their school career (from preschool to 8th grade)

  • Each volunteer pays $65.00 for the fingerprint clearance when he/she attends a fingerprinting session.
  • Checks can be made out to Live Scan Fresno (cash or check only).
  • Bring a valid photo ID (drivers license, passport, etc.)
Each school accepts applications for volunteers throughout the year. If you need more information, please contact us, and we will be glad to answer any questions you have!
Contact Us
Philip Pierschbacher
Assistant Superintendent,
(559) 685-7227
Carla King
Administrative Assistant
(559) 685-7227