By now many if not all of you will have heard about the new Pennsylvania state wide requirement to obtain background clearances in order to be able to volunteer in TESD schools. This is a process which has long been required in neighboring school districts, and undoubtedly many of you involved in scouts, coaching and other activities connected with children have already had experience of this.
The VFMS PTO Board wants to assure you that the procedure is not as onerous as it sounds! At least two of the PTO Board have submitted applications and received instant clearance via email. The third, who has lived overseas and needed to be fingerprinted, received two out of the three clearances within a week and is now awaiting the results of the third. If you have any questions, please refer to the information on the TESD website, or feel free to contact Sarah Culbert at 610-608-8501 or firstname.lastname@example.org.