Background Checks

Act 455 of 2013 established that all educators must clear FBI and Arkansas State Police background check and Arkansas Child Maltreatment Central Registry check.  Background and child maltreatment registry checks must be no less than one (1) year old when a license is issued or renewed.

Early Field Experience Background Check

For information regarding background check requirements for early field experiences, click here.

Final Internship/Licensure Background Check

For information regarding background checks for the final internship semester or for licensure (including license renewal), click here.