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Student Teaching and Certification

Lovinger 2170
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-8441





Fingerprinting & Background Checks

Fingerprinting & Background Checks

Different procedures for fingerprinting and background checks are needed at various stages of teacher certification and teacher preparation. Use the following procedures depending upon the purpose as indicated below:

 

Additional Background Check Requirements

Some school districts have additional background check requirements for student teachers. These include:

  • Belton: Interview
  • Blue Valley: Certificate of Health, TB test, FBI Background Check, Kansas Student Teaching Certificate, OSHA Blood borne (done by district)
  • Fort Zumwalt: FBI Background Check, Substitute Certificate, Transcripts
  • Fox: FBI Background Check, Child Abuse Check, TB test, Transcript, Teacher InSight Survey
  • Independence: Electronic student teaching application submitted by the student through district website and Transcript, Resume, Cover Letter
  • Lee’s Summit: FBI Background Check, Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, No grade below “B” in either the core areas or area of certification specialty, Transcript, Resume, Cover Letter
  • Liberty: Interview, FBI Background Check, Transcript, Resume, Cover Letter
  • North Kansas City: FBI Background Check
  • Olathe: TB test, FBI Background Check, Kansas Student Teaching Certificate, OSHA Blood borne (done by district)
  • Park Hill: FBI Background Check, Resume, Transcript
  • Rockwood: FBI Background Check, Child Abuse Check, TB test, Transcript, Teacher InSight Survey
  • Shawnee Mission: Interview, Certificate of Health, TB test, FBI Background Check, Kansas Student Teaching Certificate, Transcript, Statement of Introduction