Clearance Instructions

Volunteers play a vital role in supporting the staff, students, and programs of the Dallastown Area School District. We are very thankful that you have expressed an interest in volunteering in our district.

The following documents must be on file with the District prior to the first day of volunteer service:

•          Report of Criminal History from the Pennsylvania State Police;

•          Completed Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance or signed Affidavit &

Agreement AND PA Child Abuse History Clearance application;

•          Either a Dallastown Area School District FBI Clearance Exemption Form or a

             COGENT registration ID (fingerprinting registration number); and

•          Signed Mandated Reporter Acknowledgement.

Again, thank you for your interest in serving as volunteer with the Dallastown Area School District. These new volunteer clearance requirements further support the Dallastown Area School District commitment to providing a safe, secure learning environment for students.

Clearance Forms 

Clearance Instructions ** READ FIRST **
Affidavit & Agreement - Needed if a quick start date for volunteering is necessary.
FBI Clearance Exemption Form - If you have been a resident of Pennsylvania during the entirety of the previous ten-year period AND you are not disqualified from service by reason of criminal history then you DO NOT need to process the FBI clearance.  
FBI Clearance Registration Website - FBI fingerprinting registration website.  Register using Pennsylvania Department of Education option.  Please note that the FBI clearance completed through the Department of Human Services option can be accepted if you have had the clearance completed as required by your employer.

Fingerprinting can be done at the District Administration office by appointment only. Please email to schedule your appointment. PLEASE NOTE: fingerprinting is provided for employees, prospective employees and volunteers of Dallastown Area School District ONLY. Thank you for your cooperation.

Mandated Reporter Acknowledgement - Sign and submit after reviewing mandated reporter information. 
Mandated Reporter Information - Review all of the frequently asked questions at the bottom of the page. 
PA Child Abuse History Application - Child abuse clearance application form.  Do not submit any payment.
PA Child Abuse History Report Website - New child abuse clearance website. 
State Police PATCH System - Preferred processing method for state police clearance.
State Police Clearance Form - Only needed if not using PATCH system.  Do not submit any payment.
Last Modified on May 5, 2017