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EMERGENCY ALERT NOTIFICATION

REGARDING THE JANUARY 19, 2021 MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Bucks IU Board of School Directors will be held on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm.  Prior to the Board Meeting, there will be a Finance Committee Meeting at 6:30 PM. Per the Bucks IU Health and Safety plan in response to COVID-19, the meetings will be held virtually and are open to the public.

To join the meeting(s), please use the following information.  If you have not used Zoom before, you may need to follow the program instructions to download the application prior to being able to join the meeting(s).  You may also join the meeting(s) via audio conference only using the Call-in number and Webinar ID below:

Finance Committee Meeting
Zoom (online video and audio):
https://bucksiu.zoom.us/j/92465375818?pwd=OWUxejlwSnA0TjUvOXlqQTk3c004dz09
Passcode: 288365
Audio only conference:
Call-in: 312 626 6799 - Webinar ID: 924 6537 5818

Board Meeting
Zoom (online video and audio):
https://bucksiu.zoom.us/j/93359748686?pwd=R2JLV05ocG8xZTNsYVRjSW1EcWV1dz09
Passcode: bucksiu
Audio only conference:
Call-in: 312 626 6799 - Webinar ID: 933 5974 8686

EMERGENCY ALERT NOTIFICATION
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Bucks IU Pre-Employment Requirements

Photo of employee handbook

If you are offered a position with the Bucks County Intermediate Unit, please be advised that the following documents will be required before you are able to begin working.

Act 34: PA State Police Clearance

  • Select “Submit a New Record Check” to submit an individual request (non-volunteer)
  • Select “Employment” as the reason for request and complete the prompted fields as the requester and then to request your own clearance
  • Click “Finished” once you’ve queued your 1 request
  • Checkout and pay the $22.00 fee
  • Your request will process immediately and display a control number for you to click on
  • The record check details will provide a link to click to access the Certification Form
  • Open and print the certification form with the PA State Police seal watermark
  • By law, this clearance needs to be dated within five years of proposed hire date


Act 151: Child Abuse Clearance

  • If you already have an account on the Child Welfare Portal, login using your keystone ID and password
  • If you don’t have one, create an individual account by creating your own Keystone ID
  • Check your email for the temporary password and log back into the Child Welfare Portal
  • Read all information, verify the security of your account, and set your permanent password (retain your user ID and password for later)
  • Log back into your account with your permanent password, read all requested information and affirm you understand the terms
  • Click “Create Clearance Application” and indicate “School Employee Governed by School Code” as the purpose for the clearance
  • Complete the fields as prompted (you will need your previous addresses and names and ages of all individuals you’ve previously lived with)
  • The Bucks IU does not provide an organization code, so proceed to pay the $13.00 fee
  • You will be directed to a submission confirmation page with your clearance ID number (retain this information), and will also receive an email confirming your submission and clearance ID number
  • Within 14 days, a second email will notify you when your request has been processed, and you will then need to log back into your Child Welfare Portal account to access and print your official clearance
  • By law, this clearance needs to be dated within five years of proposed hire date


Act 114: Fingerprint Background Check

  • If you have a previous Fingerprint Background Check completed in the last five years, through IdentoGO or Gemalto (formerly Cogent), you may present one of the following to the Bucks IU to satisfy this clearance requirement:
    • If you were printed under the Department of Education, provide the PAE registration number or UE ID number
    • If you were printed under the Department of Human Services, present the official clearance showing "No Record Exists"
  • To obtain a new Fingerprint Background Check:
    • Pre-enroll with IdentoGO
    • Enter the service code 1KG6S7 for Bucks IU employment
    • Click “Schedule or Manage Appointment”
    • Follow on-screen instructions to complete required fields on each page, clicking "next" to continue to the locations screen
    • Pick an Enrollment Center from list of locations, and either schedule an appointment to complete registration (checking the walk-in box will allow you to complete registration and schedule an appointment at a later date, but the IdentoGO location at the Bucks IU does not accept walk-ins)
    • If pre-enrollment is completed successfully, you will be redirected to a Service Summary page showing your UE ID number and estimated cost (you will also receive a confirmation e-mail)
    • Take required documents and payment method to your selected enrollment center for your scheduled appointment
    • Return to visit the IdentoGO site to manage your appointment, obtain operating hours, and check the status of your service
    • After you are printed, provide a copy of the receipt or UE ID number to the Bucks IU
    • By law, this clearance needs to be dated within five years of proposed hire date


School Health Form (includes physical and TB test)

  • This form needs to be filled out with all appropriate signatures and dated within one year of proposed hire date


PDE Form 6004: Act 24 Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification

  • This form needs to be filled out and signed (the Bucks IU retains the original of this form)
  • By signing, you are stating that the information provided on this form is correct and complete


Act 168 Form: Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release Form required by section 111 of the School Code

  • For employees, the Bucks IU uses an online system that requires you enter a contact name, email address, and employment dates in order to send the form to
    • your current employer/s
    • all past employers in which you had direct contact with children
  • For individuals contracting with the Bucks IU, the paper form is completed and sent to current employer/s and all past employers in which there was direct contact with children


If you have any questions, please contact the HR Office at Careers@bucksiu.org

PLEASE NOTE: All the information provided here is based on details from the sources and is subject to change without notice.  By listing it here we offer no guarantee to the information completeness or accuracy.   Please visit each individual source to ensure you are seeing their most up-to-date and accurate information.