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.

Pre-Admission/Early Field Experience Background Check

For information regarding background check requirements for early field experiences (pre-admission), click here.

Program Admission & Licensure Background Check

For information regarding the background check process for program admission or for licensure (including license renewal), click here.