Human Resources


 Instructions on Obtaining Clearances

This process applies to all Employees, Prospective Employees, Sub-Contracted Individuals, Interns, and Student Teachers

(Child Protective Services Law/Act 153) 

Under Act 153 of 2014 all school employees and volunteers are required to obtain background checks on a periodic basis. Clearances must be submitted prior to the commencement of employment or service. Effective immediately, clearances must be obtained and renewed on a five (5) year cycle/sixty (60) month cycle

Links and instructions for obtaining the clearances are below. 

Current Fees for employees to obtain clearances are as follows: 
PA Child Abuse History Clearance  $13.00
PA State Criminal Check   $22.00
FBI Criminal Background Check  $22.60

PA Child Abuse History Clearance/Act 151 

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

 

▪ Select “create individual account” – follow steps to create Keystone ID and password

 

▪ Select “create clearance application”

 

▪ Be prepared to provide the names of all individuals with whom you have lived with since 1975. (ex. parents, guardians, siblings, spouses, children, etc.)

 

▪ Select “school employee governed by public school code” under purpose

 

▪ After payment and completion of application you will be granted online access to your clearance within two weeks.  You will be notified via e-mail when the result is available.

 

▪ Save Keystone ID and password for future use. This site is also used for Child Line referrals and future clearance renewals.

 

PA State Criminal Check/Act 34

▪ Visit https://epatch.state.pa.us

 

▪ Select “submit a new record check”

 

▪ Select “individual request” – reason for request is employment

 

▪ After payment and completion of request you will be granted immediate access to your record check result.

 

▪ Click on link to open and print official report with PA state seal in the background.

 

 

FBI Criminal Background Check/Act 114

▪ Visit https://uenroll.identogo.com

 

▪ Enter PA Department of Education service code - 1KG6XN

 

▪ Select “schedule or manage appointment”

 

▪ Complete personal information and select identity document for enrollment

 

▪ Select location for appointment

 

▪ Choose appointment time or register as a walk in

 

▪ Payment is collected at fingerprinting site (major credit cards, money orders or cashier’s check)

 

▪ After you are fingerprinted you will receive a receipt containing a “UEID” number.  Please provide this number to HR as it will be used to obtain the fingerprinting result.

 
 
 

 

Please contact Human Resources with any questions or concerns at 717-252-1555, press 9 or email to cmyers@easternyork.net