Clearance Information Sheet
ACT 34 – Pennsylvania Criminal History Check - Please use the following website for this clearance NOT the printed form: https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp
Go to ‘Submit a New Record Check’ and follow the instructions. Once the ‘Record Check Request Results’ page appears, click on the Control Number. (The ‘Record Check Details’ page is opened.) Click on the words ‘Certification Form’ to access your official Clearance.
- Print two (2) Certification Pages -- One (1) for you and one (1) for your Personnel File.
ACT 114 – FBI Clearance - https://www.pa.cogentid.com/index.htm
Register with Cogent through the above site. Make sure you register for the Department of Education FBI clearance. Take your receipt and a valid photo id to the fingerprinting site.
The closest fingerprinting site is the UPS Store in White Oak.
Here is a link to the location: http://whiteoak-pa-5985.theupsstorelocal.com/
Note: Fingerprinting is done M-F 9:00-5:00 and Sat. by appt. only
ACT 151 – Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance - Please use the website for this clearance NOT the printed form: https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS
Go to the “Child Welfare Portal” and ‘Create a New Account’ if you have not already registered.
(Hint: You may want to write down the information contained in your account for future reference.)
AFTER RECEIVING YOUR PROCESSED CLEARANCES, PLEASE SEND ONE (1)
COPY OF EACH CLEARANCE TO DR. SYDESKI AT THE DISTRICT OFFICES
TO BE PLACED IN YOUR PERSONNEL FILE.
If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Randal Sydeski at firstname.lastname@example.org or at