Recent legislation impacts the frequency with which school district employees, contractors and volunteers are required to submit updated clearances.
Below are the three required clearances, along with links to apply for them online. The State of PA Dept. of Educ. now requires them to be updated every five (5) years from the date of issue.PA Criminal Background Checksubmit online at: https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jspPA Child Abuse Clearancesubmit online at: https://www.psp.pa.gov/Pages/Criminal-History-Background-Check.aspxFBI Fingerprint ClearanceThere is a new company facilitating fingerprinting for the PA Dept. of Education called IdentoGOregister and set up appointment online at: https://uenroll.identogo.com/ You will be asked for a Service Code: 1KG6XNfollow the directions online to complete the registration process and print your receipt. You will need to take that receiptto get your fingerprints scanned. This same receipt is what you will turn in for district access to the official report.Please feel free to contact Dana Wilson, firstname.lastname@example.org, with any questions regarding any of the above clearances.