Act 153 of 2014 requires each
parent volunteer to have all three criminal background clearances and
to update these clearances on a five-year cycle. The applicant
(volunteer) will bear the responsibility for the procurement and cost
for obtaining all clearances.
you have been a Pennsylvania resident for ten (10) years prior to
application, and have not been convicted of any crime listed in the
Child Protective Services Law, you may submit a residency affirmation
form in lieu of the Act 114 FBI Criminal Background check. See below
for the Residency Affirmation Form. This form must be notarized.
retain a copy of your clearances for your files and for future needs
i.e. community organizations or religious affiliations. Requests for
copies of clearances after submission to the District will not be
The following contains information on how to obtain new clearances as well as answers to frequently asked questions. You may email [email protected]
with any questions regarding updating your clearances.