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Background Clearances

Required Paperwork for All Prospecitve Employees:
ALL prospective employees are required to complete the following mandatory paperwork prior to being employed by the Bensalem Township School District. 
1.   PA Arrest/Conviction Form (pdf)
2.   Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
      Go to You will need to register and you will apply for the Child Welfare Portal.   
      Complete all information and process online. Notification can take up to 14 days.
3.   Federal (FBI) Criminal History Record Information (CHRI)
      New criminal record check process has been in effect since April 1, 2007. All applicants must have a current FBI fingerprint check.
      Information available at 
4.   PA State Police Request for Criminal Records Check (Act 34)
      Go to Complete an on-line application. Requires a credit card. You will be able to print the clearance immediately.
5.   PA Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release (under Act 168 of 2014)
      Applicants need to complete one for the current employer and any other school entity employers as well as any position where they
      had direct contact with children.
NOTE: Clearances must be dated no later than one year from application date.