Fingerprinting services are resuming with limited capacity. You will be required to wear a mask and will be required to wait outside until we call you to come inside. You will not be fingerprinted without wearing a mask or face covering.
If you have a transaction ID and have not been fingerprinted yet, ADE is allowing 180 days for you to be fingerprinted. If you have gone home and are out of state please use the following link for out of state instructions. https://teacher-education.uark.edu/background-chec..
New teacher education students (does NOT include Athletic Training): If you are a student in a degree seeking - teacher preparation program you must complete the application to the Office of Teacher Education. If you have not completed the application, you cannot be fingerprinted. (http://teacher-education.uark.edu/admissions/index.php) LiveScan services are for those students completing educator licensure programs or entering a school district for the purposes of completing specific course requirements.
LiveScan fingerprinting appointments will be every Tuesday and Wednesday in Peabody, office 110. Appointments will be in 15 minute increments in order to maintain social distancing. You will be required to wear a mask. Please select from available dates by selecting a date on the calendar.
Background check procedures:
Print this page for reference. You will have to refer back to specific information in each step.
Step 1: Complete your payment of 38.25 for the Arkansas State Police/FBI background check here: https://www.ark.org/ade/licensure_cbc/index.php
Step 2: Complete and submit the online "background check consent form/fingerprinting request" to ADE here: http://adeaels.arkansas.gov/AelsWeb/Consent/Consen...
Step 3: Complete the Arkansas Child Maltreatment Central Registry Records Check consent form:
The Child Maltreatment Central Registry background check is handled separately from the criminal history check. Payment is made by pre-printed check or money order and mailed to the Department of Human Services by the Office of Teacher Education.
Step 4: Schedule your fingerprinting appointment below. Please wear a mask to your fingerprinting appointment.
SUMMARY: What to bring to your fingerprinting appointment:
STOP!!! DID YOU PRINT YOUR CONSENT FORM IN STEP 2???
You will receive a text message reminder before your appointment