The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania legislation recently amended the Child Protective Services Law, as well as the School Code requirements, for new and current school district employees. These specific requirements that impact all current Circle of Seasons employees are outlined below:
Current employees with clearances less than 60 months old must update their clearances before the oldest clearance expires.
Employees must obtain updated criminal history record clearances every 60 months from date of oldest clearance and the employee is responsible for the cost.
The total cost for the required clearances is $60.25
Child Abuse Clearance: $13.00
PA State Police Clearance: $22.00
FBI Clearance: $22.60 (Service code MUST be provided 1KG6Q9 for charter schools)
Links for required background clearances:
Circle of Seasons Charter School values diversity and welcomes students and families, and talented faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. COS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, veteran status, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, religion, national or ethnic origin, height or weight, marital status, family status, ancestry, mental or physical disability or any protected class that may be required by law in its employment practices, educational policies, programs, activities or other school administered programs. Questions or concerns regarding this or other policies should be directed to the administration.