We require fingerprinting and background checks as you will be working in schools, in direct contact with minors. Background checks are standard in such settings in an attempt to ensure appropriate fit.
There are two locations in Durango for fingerprinting:
If it is a hardship to pay this, contact:
William A. Camp
Coordinator of Field Experiences
Education & Business Hall, RM 242
This is a safety issue that we take very seriously. If you have been or are charged with a misdemeanor or felony, you must immediately cease going to any field placement, and contact the Teacher Education Department as soon as possible, within seven days after being charged.
You are required to submit background checks prior to beginning the courses below. If you have not passed your background checks by the end of the second week of the semester, you will be dropped from the course: