The Division of Elementary and Secondary Education and Arkansas Tech University require background checks.
Act 455 of 2013 established that all educators must clear FBI and Arkansas State Police background checks and submit a release of information from the Arkansas Child Maltreatment Central Registry. Background and child maltreatment registry checks must be no less than one (1) year old when a license is issued or renewed.
Prior to any field experience, undergraduate and MAT candidates must have an approved background check.
For information on how to complete your background check please look a the step-by-step instructions provided in the next drop down section.
Questions? Contact Ms. Sarah Nance in the Educator Licensure department: email@example.com
You must bring the following items to your fingerprinting appointment:
If you do not have the items listed above, please go through the step-by-step instructions list above and make sure you have completed steps 1 and 2 before coming to your appointment.