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Fingerprinting Services
 
In Connecticut, all newly hired employees of school districts must be fingerprinted for a criminal history check. No candidate for fingerprinting can be fingerprinted without a signed referral form from a Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) approved BOE, charter, or private school.
 
Fingerprint applicants must bring:
  • A valid government-issued photo ID (i.e. driver's license, passport, etc.).
  • CHRI Requisition Form.
  • A certified bank check or money order made payable to C.E.S. (No personal checks or cash).
  • Completed C.E.S. Fingerprinting Application 
 
Fingerprint Fees:
$130 if you meet the following: BOE Charter, State, Endowed, Private, & RESC
CGS 10-212 Nurse: Appointed or contracted school nurses of nurse practitioners
CGC 10-221d: Individuals who are employed by a local or regional board of education (BOE). This includes substitute teachers and school nurses or nurse practitioners who are hired by the BOE.
AWA: Individuals employed by, under consideration for employment by, or in a paid position in which he/she will work with or around children in the elementary or secondary school or agency; this includes student teachers, interns, nursing students, public assistance employment applicants, and contracted workers who are paid. Individuals who work exclusively with preschool children must be fingerprinted under NCPA/VCA
AWA Volunteer: Individuals in an unpaid position in which he/she will work with or around children in the elementary or secondary school or agency; this includes student teachers, interns, nursing students, public assistance employment applicants, and contracted workers who are NOT paid.  Individuals who work exclusively with preschool children must be fingerprinted under NCPA/VCA.
NCPA/VCA: Individuals in a paid position that may have unsupervised access to or provide treatment, education, training instruction, supervision, or recreation to children, the elderly, or the disabled and are not required or cannot be fingerprinted under a state law. 
NCPA/VCA Volunteer: Individuals in an unpaid position that may have unsupervised access to or provide treatment, education, training, instruction, supervision, or recreation to children, the elderly, or the disabled and are not required or cannot be fingerprinted under a state law. 
 
NOTE TO ALL STUDENT TEACHERS ONLY
Beginning December 1, 2019 all CT State and administrative processing fees ONLY will be waived for student teachers. The $11.25 Federal fee still applies.  All student teachers must complete the form listed below and hand it in to their employer going forward. This form is necessary to implement the student teacher waiver and/or refund and should be submitted by the employer to the SPBI. All student teachers must be submitted under NCPA/VCA or NCPA/VCA Volunteer only. The waiver will not be extended to student teachers who are fingerprinted under the AWA. The waiver form will be required for state and federal auditing purposes.
 

STUDENT TEACHER WAIVER FORM

Under the State of Connecticut FBI CJIS Security Policy, any and all CHRI (Criminal History Record Information) cannot be re-used for subsequent unrelated needs by the original requestor/recipient, and cannot be disseminated to another recipient for subsequent unrelated re-use, future anticipated uses, regardless of whether or not the needs are formally related and outside of a state's jurisdiction. 

 


For a list of all other State of Connecticut FBI CJIS Security policies pertinent to CHRI (Criminal History Record Information), visit www.fbi.gov 

Fingerprinting is done at C.E.S., located at 40 Lindeman Drive in Trumbull, CT, Second Floor. To schedule a fingerprinting appointment, please fill out the form below. Appointments are available on Wednesdays from 8:45 – 11:45 a.m. and 12:45 – 3:30 p.m and can take up to 20 minutes. For customer support, call 203-365-8936 or email fingerprinting@ces.k12.ct.us. The next available date will be in bold black numbers.
In the case of inclement weather, please call 203-365-8848. You will receive an automated message regarding rescheduling your fingerprinting appointment.
 
 
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to a recorded message.
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