CLEARANCES

Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance ($13.00)

The fastest way to process this clearance is to log onto www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis and use your credit/debit card. Applicants for public school employment should select School employee governed by the Public School Code as the purpose for their certification application.

If you do not have access to a computer, you should complete and mail the “Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Certification” form to the Childline and Abuse Registry at the address listed on the form along with a $13.00 money order. (Please note that requesting this clearance by mail may result in a delay of up to eight weeks. Therefore, it is recommended that you utilize the online request process.) To expedite your paper application processing, you are encouraged to take your completed form and $13.00 money order to State Senator Judy Schwank’s office at 210 George Street, Muhlenberg Township, Reading 19605 (610‐929‐2151).

You may download and print the form here:

Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Certification

Pennsylvania State Police Request for Criminal History Record Check ($22.00)

The fastest way to process this clearance is to log onto https://epatch.state.pa.us and use your credit/debit card. In most cases, you should receive instantaneous results if no record exists.

If you do not have access to a computer, you should complete and mail the “Pennsylvania State Police Request for Criminal Record Check” form to the Pennsylvania State Police at the address listed on the form along with a $22.00 money order. (Please note that requesting this clearance by mail may result in a delay of up to eight weeks.)

You may download and print the form here:

Request for Criminal Record Check

Federal Criminal History Record ($22.60)

In addition to the Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and the Pennsylvania Request for Criminal Record Check, all applicants for school employment are required to obtain a Federal Criminal History Record. To obtain this report, you must go through the FBI fingerprinting process.

For more information on this process, click here.




For employment information, contact
:
 Kelly Hollenbach – 610-987-8476 – kelhol@berksiu.org