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Employee Background Checks for Independent Schools: Application and Compliance

November 28, 2017
9:30 am - 12:00 (w/optional lunch)
Choate Rosemary Hall (RR Commons - located on Rosemary Lane)
FOR: Heads of School, Business Managers, HR personnel and anyone who will be accessing state and national finger-print-based history record information (CHRI)

A VECHS form is required to begin the process to authorize your school to receive criminal background checks. The application form and instructions can be accessed by clicking the links on the left.
Completed forms will be accepted at the workshop and will be processed by the CT State Police.
Effective July 1, 2017, Public Act 17-68 required all Independent Schools to subject all employees and other personnel with direct student contact to state and national fingerprint-based criminal history record checks from the State Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation. As a recipient of the information, Independent Schools must undergo an approval process, implement complex security policies and procedures to comply with FBI security requirements, and be subjected to state and federal audits.

Versie Jones, Auditor from the Division of State Police, Criminal Justice Business Applications Unit, will be addressing the following issues regarding the Approval Process and Compliance:  
  • The Application Process
  • Audit Compliance
  • Use of CHRI
  • Security of CHRI
  • Dissemination of CHRI
  • Privacy Rights
  • Fingerprinting
  • FBI CJIS Security Policy and Audits
  • Q & A
NOTE: Optional lunch following workshop - $15.00. If you would like to stay for lunch, please be sure to check that option on the registration form below. Choate will only provide lunches for those that have selected this option.

First Name
Last Name
If you have specific questions / topics you'd like Versie to address, please enter them here:
Are you staying for lunch?
IMPORTANT:  Choate will only provide lunches for those that have selected the lunch option.
Enter No. of Lunches  @ $15.00
Form Total: $0.00

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