Fingerprint Process

Traverse City Area Public Schools and the State of Michigan require a state and FBI fingerprint background check be conducted for all new employees.

Scheduling an Appointment

Google DocFingerprint Process and InstructionsNote: The Livescan Form and Michigan Waiver Agreement must be taken to your appointment and returned to the Human Resources department after fingerprinting.

If you are a current MI School employee and fingerprinted after 2008, please contact the Human Resources Department at your current school district to complete a Fingerprint Release Form. 

If requested, fingerprint results can be shared with other public school employers, subject to certain requirements. Please contact the Human Resources department at 231.933.1710 for details and release forms.

The following TCAPS human resources representatives have access to criminal justice information for the purpose of conducting criminal background checks on employees: Dr. Cindy Berck LASO, Kelly Walter, Christa Hislop, Kim Gribi, Jaime Esper, Heather Soenksen, Erika Lahti and Brittanie Stevens-Baker.