Protecting God's Children
Clearances are required for anyone who wants to be a volunteer in the school in any capacity — cafeteria volunteers, classroom mystery readers, coaches, etc.
Below you will find all of the links necessary to complete the clearance process. These do not have to be done in any particular order.
Centralized Diocesan Database
Register in the Centralized Diocesan database. Your PA Criminal Clearance will be run automatically when you register in the database.
Child Abuse History Certification
Protecting God's Children Workshop
There is now an option to take this course on-line. Once you register on the site you can choose the on-line option at the bottom of the page.
Mandated Reporting On-Line (Act 126)
Once the on-line training has been completed you must print off your certificate and turn it in to the school office. When you get to page 298 where it asks "Are you a mandated reporter or permissive reporter?" you must click "Mandated Reporter" and continue. Otherwise, you will need to go back in and complete the training to get a valid certificate.
FBI: Federal Criminal History Fingerprint Record Check
Click the "Waiver" button if you have lived in the state of PA only for the past 10 years.
Click the "Fingerprinting" button if you have live outside of PA in the past 10 years. Please contact the school office for the "Service Code".