What clearances are required for school employees?

The following clearances are required for school employees:

  • PA State Police Criminal Record Check

  • PA Child Abuse History Clearance

  • FBI Criminal Background Check – PDE


How do I obtain these clearances?

PA State Police Criminal Record Check

PA Child Abuse History Clearance

  • Download the form here.

  • Complete and submit to the school office for processing.

  • The certificate will be mailed to your home address listed on the application in about 3-4 weeks. Please remember to submit a copy to the school office when you receive it.


FBI Criminal Background Record Check – PA Dept. of Education

  • Contact Ginny Miller, gmiller@veritasacademy.com, to get an NCAC (No Charge Authorization Code) to be used for payment purposes.

  • Go to https://uenroll.identogo.com to pre-enroll and schedule an appointment to be fingerprinted. Enter 1KG6TR for the Service Code.

  • After you pre-enroll and schedule your appointment, take your Universal Enrollment ID (UE ID), No Charge Authorization Code (NCAC), and photo ID to the fingerprinting facility that you selected.

  • Submit the receipt that you should receive at the fingerprinting site to Ginny Miller, gmiller@veritasacademy.com, so that she will have the necessary information to obtain the results online.


How much do the clearances cost?

Veritas Academy covers the cost for all school employees. Effective December 18, 2017, the cost of each of the clearances is:

  • Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check for volunteers ($8)

  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance for volunteers ($22)

  • FBI Criminal Background Record Check – PDE ($22.60)


 What will Veritas Academy do with my clearances once I submit them?

A copy of the clearances will be maintained in the school office.


 Will I be notified when my clearances are expiring?

Yes. The school office will notify you when your clearances are approximately 90 days from expiring.


I already have my clearances. Will I need to get new ones?

Clearances are good for 60 months (5 years) from the effective date. You can submit your current clearances as long as they are less than five years old.


What should my clearances look like when I receive them?
Click on the links below to see what a completed clearance should look like.


Who do I contact if I have questions?

Please contact Ginny Miller, our Office Assistant, at (717)556-0690 orgmiller@veritasacademy.com.

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