New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
Title 8 - EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
Chapter II - Regulations of the Commissioner
Subchapter C - Teacher
Part 87 - Criminal History Record Check For Prospective School Employees And Applicants For Certification
Section 87.10 - Special requirements for nonpublic or private elementary or secondary schools that elect to fingerprint and seek clearance from the department for prospective employees beginning july 1, 2007

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 26, June 29, 2022

(a) Beginning July 1, 2007, any nonpublic or private elementary or secondary school that elects to submit to the department requests for criminal history record review for prospective employees shall notify the assistant commissioner of the Office of Teaching Initiatives, or his designee, on forms to be provided by the department of its intent to elect to fingerprint and seek clearance from the department for prospective employees through the department's TEACH online services system. Upon receipt of such election form, the assistance commissioner shall begin accepting fingerprints for prospective employees of that nonpublic or private elementary or secondary school for the purpose of clearance of employment.

(b) Any nonpublic or private elementary or secondary school that elects to submit requests for criminal history record review to the department for prospective employees shall do so with respect to each such prospective employee, in accordance with section 3001-d of the Education Law.

(c) Any nonpublic or private elementary or secondary school that elects to submit requests for criminal history record review to the department shall also develop a policy for the safety of the children who have contact with an employee holding conditional appointment or emergency conditional appointment.

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