Volunteer Clearances

Links for applying for required Clearances:

Download PDF Instructions

Act 24 FBI Fingerprinting Online Registration:  
https://www.pa.cogentid.com/index_pdeNew.htm

Act 34 PA Criminal History Record:  
https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp

Act 151 Child Abuse Background Checks:
https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home

 

For the safety of our students, clearances must be done IN ADVANCE to participate in volunteering and or school activities.

EACH PARENT WOULD NEED THEIR OWN CLEARANCES , IF BOTH PARENTS WANT TO VOLUNTEER! 

 ONCE ALL ARE COMPLETED, PLEASE TURN IN ALL 3 TO THE FRONT OFFICE AT THE SAME TIME, TO BE COPIED AND FILED. 

  1.  PA Criminal Record Check 
  2.  PA Child Abuse History Clearance 
  3.  FBI Fingerprinting CLEARANCES 
  1.  ACT 34: CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK - This can be done online in 10 minutes ( www.psp.state.pa.us ). You'll need a credit card for the $10 fee. At the end of the process, BE SURE TO PRINT A COPY OF THE VERIFIED CLEARANCE. 

  2.  ACT 151: CHILD ABUSE HISTORY CLEARANCE - This can now be done online.. 

  3.  ACT 114: FBI FINGERPRINTING- See below how to get started, Fairview will have a day that you can have your fingerprinting done at the school. Be sure to hold onto the original clearances that are printed or returned to you. 

    FBI FINGERPRINTING How do I have this done? 1. Find fingerprint locations and times: There are 9 locations in Pittsburgh, if you would like to be proactive. www.pa.cogentid.com/indexpde.htm 2. Pre-register online at www.pa.cogentid.com MAKE SURE TO REGISTER UNDER DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION. Or call 1-888-439-2486. There is a $28.75 fee which is payable with a debit/credit card. YOU NEED TO REQUEST A PAPER COPY! This will be mailed to you within 7-10 business days after your fingerprinting is done. 3. If you choose to have your fingerprinting done by the mobile unit at Fairview Elementary School you will still need to pre-register and schedule an appointment with the person in charge at Fairview for that date. More information on the date and scheduling will be distribute

Please submit ALL 3 clearances at the same time to Fox Chapel School District Office.