To help chaperone, the following clearances are required:
1. Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151)
2. The Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check (Act 34)
3. FBI Criminal Background Check (Act 114) (or the affidavit)
Please note that since you are getting clearances as an unpaid volunteer, there is NO CHARGE for the Child Abuse History Clearance and the PA Criminal Record Check.
CHILD ABUSE HISTORY CLEARANCE (Act 151) INSTRUCTIONS
The link for Child Abuse History Clearance Online: https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home
PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK INSTRUCTIONS
Applicants can go to the Pennsylvania Access To Criminal History website and apply for their criminal record check online with the Pennsylvania State Police at:
If you have questions about the Pennsylvania State Police Request for Criminal Record Checks please call toll free 1-888-783-7972.
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK INSTRUCTIONS
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has changed to new electronic fingerprinting vendor, IDMEIA for FBI criminal history background checks. For more information click here.
For those who have resided in Pennsylvania for at least 10 years, you will not have to complete the FBI Criminal Background Check if you sign an affidavit. Click here for the affidavit form.
If you have any additional questions, please contact Mrs. Michelle Sarokon, Executive Secretary to the Superintendent, at firstname.lastname@example.org.