Clearances for Education Majors
Education majors need several clearances in order to complete observation hours and student teaching hours in a school. Below are the five documents that are required. Click on the links to begin the application process.
- Act 114 - FBI Fingerprinting Clearance - use code 1KG6RT
- Act 34 - Pennsylvania Criminal Background Check
- Act 151 - Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance
- Act 24 of 2011
- Tuberculosis test - from private physician or Student Health Services
Note: Clearances remain valid for one year from the date on the document.
Once you have obtained your clearances, you will need to upload them to TaskStream, an electronic portfolio system.
If you need help, you can watch the video below.
Using a cell phone or a scanner will allow you to create PDFs for submission to TaskStream. Cam Scanner for both iPhones and Androids is an app that can simplify the process. Click here for general instructions about Cam Scanner.