All individuals applying for positions in Pennsylvania public schools must obtain a federal criminal history background check, in addition to Pennsylvania criminal record and child abuse clearances. They also must complete the PDE 6004 Arrest and Conviction Report. Additional information on applying for these clearances may be found at the following links:
Act 34 Background Check InformationAdditional Requirements
Effective for all new hires after 12/24/2014, Act 168 of 2014 requires potential employees to complete an Act 168 Sexual Abuse and Misconduct form for each and every current and previous employer in which they had direct contact with children (student teaching and internships do not apply). For more information Click below:Employees are also required to complete a Mandated Reporter Training every 5 years. Click here for more information.