Watch Dogs

family watch dogsWATCH D.O.G.S.® (Dads Of Great Students) is an innovative father involvement, educational initiative of the National Center For Fathering. It began in 1998 in a single school in Springdale, Arkansas and has since grown into a nationally recognized program that has brought hundreds of thousands of fathers and father figures into our nation's classrooms and hallways. WATCH D.O.G.S.® has created millions of “in school” volunteer hours and continues to have a tremendously positive impact on the educational process.

Become a Warder Watch D.O.G. today!

Take these three simple steps:

  1. Send an email to [email protected] stating that you are interested.
  2. Acquire a background check from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation website (

    Note: The background check fee of $6.95 can be reimbursed to you after you bring it to the Warder office.

    Select the "Conduct an individual inquiry without setting up an account" link to begin your search.

    Complete as many fields in the form as possible. Make sure to select EDUCATION as the reason for your search and click "Continue".

    Verify the information you submitted is correct and click "Continue".

    Complete the Inquiry Information form (including the payment method section). Click "Continue", verify your information in the Inquiry Information Confirmation screen, and click "Continue" again.

    The confirmation screen will appear. Select your desired report e-mail option.

    Finally, a link will be presented allowing you to download a PDF copy of your background check. Make sure to download the file!
  3. Print your background check file and bring it in to the Warder office for review and approval. Once your Watch DOG account is approved, an acceptance e-mail will be sent to you including a link to the Watch DOG calendar where you can schedule your day as a Warder Watch DOG!

National Watch D.O.G.S.

See more information at: WATCH D.O.G.S.

Dads, see the instructions below to join!