Employment Clearances

  • 1. Federal Criminal History Record (Act 114)

    • Fee as of 1/1/2019: $23.85 - Payment is made by credit or debit card. 
    • Register online with IdentoGO before visiting the fingerprint center. Walk in service is available, but all applicants must pre-enroll on line or over the phone.  
    • When registering, use the specific agency Service Code 1KG6XN
      • IMPORTANT: The correct Service Code must be used so the background check is processed for the correct purpose. Fingerprint reports processed for another agency or purpose are not transferrable. If you enter the wrong code by mistake, select the “Back to Home” button and begin the process again by reentering the correct Service Code. If you proceed with an incorrect code you will need to go through the process and pay for the background check again.
    • Report to a fingerprint center. Center locations can be found on the IdentoGO website.
    • Record your UE ID registration number (a series of letters and numbers). You will need to provide this to the school district for verificaiton purposes.
    • You will receive an email notification with a link. Print and save the results to a PDF for your records. CAUTION: This link will only work one time
    • Submit your results to Human Resources. Results are not automatically sent to the school district.

    2. Pennsylvania State Criminal Record Check  

    • Fee: $22.00 - PA residents apply online.
    • Visit PSP (PA State Police Record Check).
    • Cick the GRAY link, "Submit a New Record Check" and indicate the reason as "Employment." 
    • Print and save your results to a PDF for your records. CAUTION: This report will be viewable to you only one time
    • Submit your results to Human Resources. Results are not automatically sent to the school district.

    3. Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance 

    • Fee: $13.00 - Applicants may apply online or by mail. 
    • Login or Create an Account to apply online using the PA Child Welfare Portal. If it is your first time visiting the site, you will be asked to create a Keystone ID user name. Follow the instructions to create a password.  Be sure store your Keystone ID and password in a safe place for future use.
    • Use your current address, and the check the purpose of clearance.
    • You will receive an email notification with a link. Print and save the results to a PDF for your records.
    • Submit your results to Human Resources. Results are not automatically sent to the school district.

    4. PA Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification (PDE-6004) Form and Notification Requirement:

    In accordance with Act 24 of 2011 and 82 of 2012, all school employees are required to report to the Superintendent or the Director of Human Resources within 72 hours of any arrest or conviction of a Reportable Offense listed in Section 111(e).  The PA Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification (PDE-6004) form shall be used for these reports. The law provides that willful failure to timely report any such arrest or conviction can result in termination of employment. For complete information see the left sided link Obligation to Report Arrest/Conviction.

    5. Act 168 - Sexual Misconduct/Abuser Disclosure Release

    In accordance with Act 168 of 2014 and in advance of employment all applicants must also provide a statement using the PA Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release form identifying whether s/he has been the subject of an abuse or sexual misconduct investigation, been disciplined, discharged, non-renewed, asked to resign from employment, resigned from or otherwise separated from employment while allegations of abuse or sexual misconduct were pending, and/or had a license, professional license or certificate suspended, surrendered or revoked while allegations of abuse or sexual misconduct were pending or under investigation or due to an adjudication or findings of abuse or sexual misconduct. This form is to be completed by successful candidates as part of their pre-hire paperworkDo not send Act 168 forms yourself. Provide these completed forms to the Human Resources Department Administrative Assistant.