Special InstructionsALL THREE CLEARANCES MUST BE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.Do not select Department of Welfare.
Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
Complete the form online: https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS
Creating an account and submitting your clearance application online will give you immediate access to your results or the status of your results if your results cannot be processed immediately.
To Process by Mail: https://www.dhs.pa.gov/KeepKidsSafe/Clearances/Documents/CY113%20form%20-%20English.pdf
Pennsylvania State Police Request for Criminal Record Check
Submit a new record check online by visiting https://epatch.state.pa.us/
To Process by Mail: https://www.psp.pa.gov/Documents/Public%20Documents/criminal_history/CRC%20Request%20SP%204-164.pdf
FEDERAL CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK (FBI FINGERPRINTS)
You must pre-register and select the correct Service Code listed on the PDE website. You will pay the fee at the time you are fingerprinted. You must present proper ID such as a Driver’s License when you are fingerprinted. Payment can be in the form of credit card, money order, or cashier check. Cash will not be accepted.
Fingerprint Locations: https://uenroll.identogo.com
Mandated Reporter Training
(PDE approved Act 48 credit course)
After completion, the site will prompt you to print the Certificate of Completion that is required for employment.