FBI Federal Criminal History Records Fingerprint Services
Provided by The Beaver Valley Intermediate Unit and Cogent Systems
May 27, 2013
Act 114 of 2006, Section 111 of the Public School Code was amended effective April 1, 2007. All student teachers (participating in classroom teaching, internships, clinical or field experience) and prospective employees (including but not limited to administrators, teachers, substitutes, janitors, cafeteria workers, office employees) of public and private schools, Intermediate Units and area vocational-technical schools, including independent contractors and their employees and bus drivers, who have direct contact with children, must provide to their employer a copy of their Pennsylvania State Criminal History Background Check and their Federal Criminal History Record that cannot be more than one (1) year old. This only applies to employees hired on or after April 1, 2007. Employees hired prior to April 1, 2007, are only required to provide the Federal Criminal History record if they have lived outside of the state for at least two years immediately preceding their application for employment
The fingerprint-based background check is a multiple-step process, for more information regarding registration, please visit www.pa.cogentid.com.
Click here for directions to the BVIU Adminsitration Office located at 147 Poplar Ave. Monaca, PA 1506. The BVIU normal operating hours are from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.Please arrive 30 minutes before closing time.