Human Resources Clearances

  • We are committed to providing all students with the opportunity to realize their potential academically, socially, and creatively. Our staff is dedicated to continuous improvement, collaboration, and excellence. We strive to ensure that our students have the resources and opportunities that will help them to compete in a diverse world economy.

    Every employee within the district is valued and essential to our excellent reputation and success. In order to create an optimal student-oriented environment, we must work together as a team. Together we will achieve our goals through dedicated hard work, commitment, and team spirit from every employee.

    Clearances overview:
    overview

    All information must be within 1 year of your hire date.

    1. PA Criminal record check*
    To Pennsylvania Access To Criminal History(PATCH)
    A guide to help you apply for the PA criminal record check: PA criminal record-employment

    2. PA Child Abuse History Clearance*
    To Pennsylvania Child Welfare Information Solution (CWIS)
    A guide to help you apply for the PA Child abuse clearance: Child abuse-employment

    3. FBI fingerprinting*

    Effective June 15, 2024, the FBI clearance cost is increasing by $.95. Please refer to the FBI Fingerprinting website for actual costs. 
    For non-childcare/daycare employees: FBI fingerprinting-1KG6XN - Pennsylvania PDE-School Districts
    For childcare/daycare employees: FBI fingerprinting-1KG738 - Pennsylvania DHS-Child Care Services/Program Employee or Contractor
    A guide to help you apply for the FBI fingerprinting: FBI- non-child care/ FBI- child care version

    4. TB & Physical test

    5. Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification form 

    6. PA Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release (Electronic Form sent to you after offer of employment)
    This electronic form is required for employees and independent contractors.  You are required to complete an electronic form for your current employer, any schools in which you work, or all employers where you worked with children.  The district will send electronic forms to your current and former employers.  

    7. 49 CFR Part 40 Drug and Alcohol Testing(For Bus & Van Driver)

    * As of December 2014, Pennsylvania Act 153 of 2014 requires that school district employees obtain new clearances every 60 months.  Once hired by the district, you will be required to obtain new clearances every 60 months from the date of the oldest clearance. 

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