Central Dauphin School District

600 Rutherford Road Harrisburg PA, 17109 • 717.545.4703

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Visitor Management and Background Check Information
 
 
Clearances
All volunteers in the Central Dauphin School District will need clearances. 

Act 34 – PA Criminal History Record Check - Free   (Click here for example of results)

Submit the request online at the PA State Police PATCH website at https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp. The results should be printed and presented to the school district for review prior to employment. The report presented for review shall be no more than 1 year old.

 
Act 151 – PA Child Abuse History Clearance - Free (Click here for example of results)

Submit the request online at https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis

The original report must be presented to the school district for review prior to employment. The report presented for review shall be no more than 1 year old.

Act 114 – FBI Criminal History Report - Fee charged

Clearance only needed if not a PA resident for the past 10 years

Information and registration is available at www.pa.cogentid.comYou must select the Department of Education option to register for a background check that is valid for school employment. The registration confirmation number must be provided to the school district prior to employment in order for the report to be reviewed. The report presented for review shall be no more than 1 year old. 

 
Once clearances have been obtained, the volunteer will call 717-545-4703 extension 7 and leave a name and contact number for someone to contact you to arrange an appointment for the original documents to be reviewed by the Central Dauphin School District Police (CDSDP) and instructions on how to obtain a Central Dauphin School District provided Volunteer Badge. The volunteer will keep the original documents.
 
 
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