Required Clearances

CPYB is dedicated to providing a safe environment for learning. The following child abuse history certification and state criminal and federal criminal history clearances must be received prior to joining CPYB as an employee. 

Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Certification

Creating an account and submitting your application online will give you immediate access to your results.

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Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background

Applicants can apply for their criminal record check online with the Pennsylvania State Police.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal Background Check

CPYB summer residence staff must complete a full application (including fingerprinting). 

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services utilizes IDEMIA to process fingerprint-based FBI criminal background checks. The fingerprint based background check is a multiple step process. For questions about your FBI clearance, please contact the FBI Background Check Unit at 717-783-6211 or 1-877-371-5422.

Step 1:         Register online. When prompted for a reason code, enter:                  


Employee >=14 Years Contact w/ Children


Step 2:         Visit an approved site to complete fingerprinting. 

If you live out-of-state and cannot have your fingerprints scanned in Pennsylvania, please contact: FBI Background Check Unit at 717-783-6211 or 1-877-371-5422

Step 3:         Results will be mailed directly to the applicant. Submit results to CPYB.


Check the status of your FBI application HERE.

Please submit all clearances to Eve Pressley at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet in-person or by e-mail at