ACT 153 BACKGROUND CHECKS
BELOW ARE THE DIRECTIONS ON OBTAINING YOUR REQUIRED CLEARANCES (WHICH MUST BE UPDATED EVERY 36 MONTHS):
· Act 34 – PA Criminal History Record (PA State Police): This can be done online at https://epatch.state.pa.us/. You must print the actual certificate titled Response for Criminal Record Check.
· Act 151 – PA Child Abuse History Clearance (PA Department of Human Services): This can be done online at https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS
· Act 114 – FBI Criminal History (Fingerprinting): You can register for the fingerprinting online, choose PA Department of Education, at http://www.pa.cogentid.com/index.htm. Once registered, you must go to the designated facility for the fingerprinting process (Berks County Intermediate Unit or visit their website at http://www.berksiu.org at About Us, Employment, Applications & Clearances for additional information and fingerprinting locations).
Documents may be found on the Keeping Kids Safe website, http://keepkidssafe.pa.gov/.
The documents listed below must be posted on PA REAP at www.pareap.net
Send Letter of Interest and clearances t (Please note: applications should not be sent to building Principals)
If you possess current clearances (less than one (1) year old), you can submit them with your application. Please note that the District cannot employ anyone without current clearances.