A SafeVisitor background check will be required for anyone who visits any of our HSE Schools, including family members of our students. Examples of activities in the schools where visitors will need a completed SafeVisitor background check are listed below:
- Classroom Volunteers/Helpers/Room Parents
- Field Trip Chaperones (Please contact the building for information regarding overnight field trip chaperone extensive background checks).
Background checks are good for three years at any school in the district. These background checks will cost $15.95. (Please note - this process could take 3 to 6 business days).
The background check is a National Screening process that includes SSN and address verification, and checks against the following: National Criminal Database, National Sex Offender Registry, Statewide Criminal, County Criminal, and Federal Criminal Courts. This background check also includes the Arrest Alert program, which will notify HSE of all arrests for active visitors.
How To Get Your SafeVisitor Badge:
NOTE: Please complete the steps below using a COMPUTER, not a tablet or phone.
1. WATCH the SafeVisitor Overview
- click the BLUE
labeled "Step ONE SafeVisitor Overview
2. VISIT SafeVistor’s Website
– click the BLUE
box labeled "Step TWO SafeVisitor Website
". Follow the steps as prompted. After completing the application, you'll watch the State Mandated Anti-Bullying Training Webinar.
Electronic acknowledgement is required after viewing in order to proceed with the criminal history application.
PLEASE NOTE: If you have filled out a background check in the past for our district and are unsure whether it has expired, please contact Tobi Fields. PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR FULL NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH WHEN INQUIRING.
If your background check has expired or you have never submitted a background check, please visit SafeVisitor's website to submit one.
Once your background check is approved, watch for a badge notification email from “firstname.lastname@example.org.” Your badge will be attached as a PDF. You can either print it, save it on your phone, or download the SafeVisitor app. A photo will be required and added upon your first visit to the school.
Thank you for your support in keeping our schools safe.