Clearances

Child Abuse

https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home

Click on the website which will walk you through the process of creating a new account in Compass to allow you to complete the Child Abuse clearance online and pay with credit or debit card.  Make sure you select the Department of Education and School Employee.

Criminal History

https://epatch.state.pa.us

Click on the website which brings you to “PA Access to Criminal History”.  About the center of the page click on Submit a New Record Check.  This will allow you to complete the info, pay with credit or debit card ($8.00 and volunteers are free) and if you have no record, you will be able to print the result immediately.   Make sure you click on CERTIFICATION FORM to print the report.

Fingerprints

You have to call the school to get the secure code.  Then go to Identogo to register.