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Fingerprinting Service Information

EASTCONN Fingerprinting Services

Contact the Human Resources Department, 860-455-0707

Human Resources Office hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Frequently Asked Questions:


When can I be fingerprinted?
Fingerprinting is done by appointment only. Appointments are available on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Please call 860-455-0707 to schedule an appointment.


What must I bring with me to my appointment?

  • Two forms of identification, one of which must be a photo ID. Other IDs may be your license, social Security card, birth certificate, passport or student ID.
  • Payment: $48.00; Cash or Mastercard/Visa only.


Why do I need to be fingerprinted?
Connecticut law requires local school systems to have all new employees, including substitute teachers, fingerprinted for state and national criminal history checks.


I would like to apply to multiple schools. What is the process?
EASTCONN will fingerprint you and maintain your information in our Registry. We will send your information to the schools of your choice. You must then apply individually to the schools you wish to be employed with.


Can my fingerprint results be shared with other Regional Educational Service Centers (RESCs) or school districts?
YES. A written request must be submitted to the fingerprinting office that includes your name, address, Social Security #, school districts you wish us to notify and your signature.


I was fingerprinted for a single school district. Can my results be shared with other school districts?
No. School districts are not authorized to share with other districts.


I worked for a school district last year. I will be working in a new district this year. Do I need to be fingerprinted again?
Yes, within 30 days of your employment date.


I worked for one week at a school district and will be working again this year. Do I need to be fingerprinted again?
No. By working at least one day, you are considered a continuous employee for that district.


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