Fingerprinting and Criminal Record Checks

Regulations

Michigan Public Act 129 of 2005 requires fingerprinting/criminal records checks from the State Police for every new employee hired by a school district after January 1, 2006. Michigan Public Act 138 of 2005 requires criminal record checks by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for newly employed substitute teachers, adult educators, and full-time teachers.

With the exception of school closings due to holidays or inclement weather, fingerprinting is available by appointment only during the following times: 
  • Wednesdays from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For Substitute Teachers


For Local District New Hires


The following items are required for your fingerprinting appointment:
  • Valid government/state-issued photo identification, e.g., driver's license
  • Personal check or money order for $60.00 made payable to the GISD
  • Your district-provided Live Scan request form

For Volunteers


The following items are required for your fingerprinting appointment:
  • Valid government/state-issued photo identification, e.g., driver's license
  • Personal check or money order for $50.00 made payable to the GISD
  • Your district-provided Live Scan request form

For All Others


The following items are required for your fingerprinting appointment:

For More Information


For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call (810) 591-4400.