If a nonpublic school wishes not to do the fingerprinting procedure of their applicants, current employees, or current employees under review, they shall not be required to do so, then the applicant for nonpublic employment, nonpublic current employee, or nonpublic current employee under review shall request a criminal history background information check through the local employing board in the city or county in which the nonpublic school is located.

(Act 99-361, p. 566, §14; Act 2002-457, p. 1171, §1.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 16-22A-14. Exceptions - Nonpublic schools

  • applicant: A certified or noncertified individual who submits an application for employment to a local employing board or any nonpublic school, to act in any capacity in which the individual will have unsupervised access to children in an educational environment. See Alabama Code 16-22A-3
  • criminal history background information check: The review of any and all records containing any information collected and stored in the criminal record repository of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Alabama Department of Public Safety, or any other repository of criminal history records, involving a pending arrest or conviction by a criminal justice agency, including, but not limited to, child abuse crime information as defined by 42 U. See Alabama Code 16-22A-3
  • current employee under review: Any current employee whose professional certificate or employment status is under review based upon reasonable suspicion. See Alabama Code 16-22A-3
  • local employing board: Any public county or city school system which falls under the jurisdiction of the State Board of Education and the State Superintendent of Education, the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind, the Alabama School of Fine Arts, the Department of Youth Services School District, the Alabama High School of Mathematics and Science, and any public educational employer covered by this chapter but not specifically enumerated herein. See Alabama Code 16-22A-3
  • nonpublic school: Any nonpublic or private school, including parochial schools, not under the jurisdiction of the State Superintendent of Education and the State Board of Education, yet providing educational services to children. See Alabama Code 16-22A-3