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Background Checks / Fingerprinting


Background Check

We keep our students safe by only hiring safe employees.

The district has a duty to conduct background checks of all employees. These investigations are important in determining an applicant's suitability for employment. In addition, Arizona Revised Statutes 15-512 requires districts to obtain a fingerprint check of all employees.

The Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S) require applicants for certified teaching positions to have an active fingerprint clearance card prior to or as a condition of licensure. Candidates may apply for a fingerprint clearance card electronically here.

Applicants are required to disclose and explain any criminal, employment or licensing difficulties on their application.