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Certificated Personnel (Teaching)

Clearances and Fees

After a recommendation for employment is made, all candidates are required to submit to fingerprint testing and drug screen. You will be required to pay for the service. The AVUHSD Personnel Office will submit the fingerprints to the California Department of Justice and/or Federal Bureau of Investigation for analysis*. The present rates are $32 for DOJ only, OR $51 for DOJ and FBI - - . Update, we have been advised by the FBI they will reduce this fee to $49 as of March 19, 2012.

Certificated candidates may also need DOJ/FBI fingerprints submitted via livescan to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing to process for a teaching credential appropriate to the position.  The Personnel Technician handling your application will advise you of the necessary steps for processing.

The Personnel Office technician will set an appointment with you to have your fingerprints recorded via "Livescan". This process requires prior authorization and proper forms. Do not proceed unless you have been directed to do so by the Personnel Office. All offers of employment are contingent upon successful clearance as required by California law.

Please note school site volunteers will also be required to pay for the livescan service.


*FBI: Any candidate must submit to FBI if you have resided outside the state of California for more than one year. Do not proceed unless you have been directed to do so by the Personnel Office. Please be advised that all Security staff will also be required to submit fingerprints to the Federal Bureau of Investigation in addition to the California Department of Justice.


The technician will also arrange an appointment for the employment candidate to have a drug screen. You will be required to pay for this service. The present fee is $46. This also requires prior authorization and proper forms. Do not proceed until directed.


Non-teaching classification types including, but not limited to, Paraprofessional, Aide, Custodian, Cafeteria, Maintenance, Groundskeeper and Security must also submit to a complete pre-employment physical. At this time, the district will pay for this process through the contracted medical provider. Do not proceed until directed. Please note this is subject to change.


Please note, AVUHSD does not make any money nor profit. The rates listed are the fees as charged by the state or medical agency, and are subject to change. We accept money orders only and the technician will advise you the correct amount to obtain on the money order. (For security purposes we do NOT accept cash, no personal checks, no private company checks, no atm/debit, no credit cards ). If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact a Personnel Services Office technician. We look forward to speaking with you!














Clearance Information as of Jan 2008 ; Fee Update as of March 19, 2012

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