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Illinois Public School Employees, Volunteers and Contractors

Illinois State School Code supports State and FBI fingerprint-based background checks for employees, student teachers, volunteers and contractors. Public Schools use Accurate Biometrics because we are able to provide comprehensive fingerprint solutions to meet all requirements of state law.

  • We have a statewide collection network, offer on-site mobile fingerprinting for groups, and live scan equipment for lease or purchase.
  • We have the ability to provide customized reporting and facilitate payment options for student teachers and third party vendors/contractors.
  • We also provide a dedicated account manager to our school clients as a resource to assist in all customer service inquiries.

For more information about our services, or to set up an account for applicant fingerprinting, Please contact our Account Management Team at 773-685-5832 to learn how to obtain an ORI and set up an account.

Once an account is established, Accurate Biometrics will provide a customized fingerprinting form for the school that the applicants will need to bring for fingerprinting.

Accurate Biometrics is a trusted live scan fingerprint provider. We offer fast, convenient walk-in fingerprinting at over 40 locations in Illinois. Let us help you navigate the background check process.

For information and to get fingerprinting for public school employees, volunteer and contractors, follow the simple steps below:

Follow These Steps

The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 (PL 109-248) is a federal act which was signed into law on July 27, 2006. Section 151 and 153 of the act require the U.S. Attorney General to ensure access to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) national criminal history record information by (1) governmental social service agencies with child protection responsibilities, (2) child welfare agencies, and (3) public and private elementary and secondary schools and state and local educational agencies. For the full AWA law, visit http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs3.asp?ActID=2098

The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act, (PL 109–248) is available here: