IMPORTANT: There is a new STATE LAW starting July 1, 2015, all individuals volunteering in any capacity within the State of Pennsylvania, including Roslyn Elementary School and Abington School District are required to obtain the following clearances:
- Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
- Pennsylvania Criminal History Clearance
- FBI Federal Criminal History Record Report (fingerprinting)*
* If you have lived continuously in Pennsylvania for at least 10 years, you may submit an Act 153 Volunteer Affidavit on an annual basis in place of the FBI Federal Criminal History Record Report.
You must comply with the state criminal background check laws. For further information, and to view the legal documents, please visit http://keepkidssafe.pa.gov/index.htm
For volunteers only, fees for the PA Child Abuse History and PA Criminal History clearances will be waived starting July 25, 2015, per Gov. Tom Wolf’s directive. Fees for the FBI report will remain the same.
Please click on each link above for detailed instructions on how to apply for these clearances. Once you have obtained your clearances, you will need to follow the following steps.
Bring the original clearance forms to the Abington School District Administration Office. YOU SHOULD RETAIN ORIGINALS FOR YOUR FILES.
Step 1) READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS
Step 2) Complete the Pennsylvania State Criminal Background Check (CBC) https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp
Step 3) Complete the Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance (CAC) https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home
Step 4) Complete the Criminal History Record Information FBI Report (if applicable) https://www.pa.cogentid.com/index_pdeNew.htm
Step 5) Submit the original documents, in person, to ABINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION BUILDING (you will be issued a Volunteer photo ID)
Step 6) Bring your volunteer badge to ROSLYN SCHOOL OFFICE to be photocopied for our records.
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