The primary function of the Division of Fingerprinting is to facilitate the process by which educators and non-educators submit their fingerprints. This information is required for the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) and Texas Education Agency (TEA) in order to comply with statutory criminal history requirements as specified in Texas Education Code (TEC), Chapter 22, Subchapter C.
Applicants for educator certification in the State of Texas:
Information for Certified Educators and Non-Certified Employees
Fingerprinting requirements for Certified educators and Non-Certified employees:
School District/Charter School Certification of Compliance
Social Security Number Required for Fingerprinting