Learn here how to create a PARENT PORTAL ACCOUNT and how to become a SCHOOL VOLUNTEER:

 

1. HOW TO REGISTER AT THE MIAMI DADE PARENT PORTAL: (first time users only -for those who have never created a PARENT ACCOUNT for another student and/or sibling. If you already have a PARENT PORTAL ACCOUNT, please GO TO STEP 2)

a. Go to http://www.dadeschools.net/

b. Click on the PARENTS tab

c. Click on CREATE ACCOUNT

d. FILL OUT all the required information (take a note of the password you created. This will be the password you will use when logging in at your parent portal account)

e. Click on REGISTER

f. You will receive an email from dadeschools (it may take up to 10 minutes for you to receive it).

g. Click on the LINK provided on the email to activate your account.

h. Once your account is activated, you will receive a PARENT ID number – save this number for your records. Your PARENT ID number will be required when applying to be a chaperone on field trips.

i. The PARENT ID number provided will be your Parent Portal USERNAME. You can now login to the PARENT PORTAL using your PARENT ID NUMBER (username) and the password you provided when creating your account.

 

2. HOW TO BECOME A LEVEL 1 SCHOOL VOLUNTEER: (for Kinder, 1st, 2nd, 3rd grades)

a. Once you sign in to enter the PARENT PORTAL, click on the tab APPS/SERVICES/SITES.

b. On the menu select BE A SCHOOL VOLUNTEER

c. Fill out all the required information. Press CONTINUE.

d. On the next page select a LOCATION (Pinecrest Academy)

e. Next select ONE or MORE SERVICE ACTIVITIES. You may select: CLASSROOM, LIBRARY/MEDIA, ROOM PARENT and DAY CHAPERONE – SELECT LEVEL 1 ACTIVITIES ONLY!

f. Select SUBMIT. If your application WAS APPROVED the message “Thank you. You have been approved” will display.

g. If you HAVE NOT been approved, please visit our front desk for more information.

h. If you WERE APPROVED, please visit our front desk 24 hours after you submitted your application. Bring a photo ID to finalize the application process. THE CLEAREANCE FOR FIELD TRIPS WILL ONLY BE GIVEN AFTER THIS STEP IS COMPLETED.

i. When signing up to be a chaperone on field trips, please provide you PARENT ID NUMBER.

 

 

3) HOW TO BECOME A LEVEL 2 SCHOOL VOLUNTEER: (4th-8th grades ONLY, if applicable - for parents planning on attending an OVERNIGHT and/or OUT OF STATE fieldtrip)

a. Once you sign in to enter the PARENT PORTAL, click on the tab APPS/SERVICES/SITES.

b. On the menu select BE A SCHOOL VOLUNTEER

c. Fill out all the required information. Press CONTINUE.

d. On the next page select a LOCATION (Pinecrest Academy)

e. Next select ONE or MORE LEVEL ONE ACTIVITIES and on the LEVEL 2 BOX, select OVERNIGHT CHAPERONE.

f. Select SUBMIT. If your application WAS APPROVED the message “Thank you. You have been approved” will display. If you WERE APPROVED follow the on screen instructions to complete the fingerprinting application process.

g. PRINT OUT THE COMPLETED FORM and THE INSTRUCTIONS SHEET. Bring the PRINTED form to school along with a photo ID to our front desk. The school administration will return the signed form within 72 hours.

h. AFTER you receive the SIGNED forms, call Dade Schools to schedule your fingerprinting appointment. For your fingerprint appointment you will need a copy of your Social Security card, driver’s license, and a copy of your registration form signed by the school administration. This process is FREE of charge.

i. After the fingerprinting appointment, please bring back to school the CONFIRMATION sheet given to you at the appointment.

j. This process MAY TAKE UP TO 6 WEEKS. Please plan accordingly. THE CLEAREANCE FOR OVERNIGHT / OUT OF STATE FIELD TRIPS WILL ONLY BE GIVEN AFTER THIS STEP IS COMPLETED.

k. If you HAVE NOT been approved, please visit our front desk for more information.

l. When signing up to be a chaperone on field trips, please provide you PARENT ID NUMBER.

 

4. HOW TO ADD A STUDENT TO YOUR PARENT PORTAL ACCOUNT: you will be able to check the student’s grades and attendance.

a. Before adding a student to your PARENT PORTAL ACCOUNT, visit our front desk and bring a photo ID. A PARENT PIN number will be provided to you in order for you to complete the application process.

b. Login in to your PARENT PORTAL ACCOUNT.

c. On the menu, select ADD/REMOVE student.

d. Fill out the required information.

e. Now on your HOMEPAGE you will find a link to your child’s information.