Contracted Personnel Background Check Guidelines

  • The approved Contractor must ensure (prior to the onset of the contract) that criminal history background checks are performed on all persons hired and assigned to perform services under the contract at a school or facility. Contractor shall not employ for the services of Fulton County Schools (FCS) any person who does not pass the criminal history background check as determined by FCS Department of Safety & Security. The Contractor shall provide to the school Principal, the names of all personnel assigned to perform services for FCS, prior to the start of services. Fingerprints/background checks and contractor badges are good for two (2) consecutive school years; at the end of the 2-year term, all personnel must be fingerprinted again.

    Photography and Badging will occur
    8:00 AM - 3:00 PM  

Application Process

  • Prior to working in and for Fulton County Schools, all contracted personnel must complete the following:

    STEP ONE: Complete Registration and Volunteer Application

    If you have NOT already completed the chaperone registration form AND completed the online volunteer application, you must do both before continuing to STEP TWO.

    1. Register as a Contractor: Volunteer Waiver

    2. Complete the Online Contactor/Volunteer Application

    3. Be sure to return to this page to finish this process! Fingerprint registration will not be approved without completing Step One A & B first.


    STEP TWO: Fingerprinting/Background Check

    You must register following the steps below and pay for fingerprinting and background check.

    1. Click Here to register with Fieldprint Georgia 
    1. Click “Schedule Appointment” on the “For Individuals” page 
    1. Click “Sign Up” 
    1. Click “I Agree” 
    1. The next page will prompt you to create your account.  Complete required information and click “Continue” 
    1. An email will be sent to your provided email address.  Check your email for the verification code.  The verification code will expire after 30 minutes. 
    1. Enter the code from your email to Verify Account and click “Complete Registration”. 
    1. Once your account has been verified, you will be able to log in to the Fieldprint scheduling site using your credentials. 
    1. Select “Education Agencies” 
    1. Select Fulton Board of Education 
    1. Select “Public Schools – Volunteer Providing Direct Child Care” as the "Reason for Fingerprinting" 
    1. Start the Data Collection process by completing your Personal Information and click continue  
    1. Next, complete all Demographics and click Continue. 
    1. Review Biometric Disclosure, check “I Agree” and click Continue. 
    1. Review Georgia Privacy Statement, check “I acknowledge…” and click Continue. 
    1. Click “Submit Request” for your registration to be reviewed and approved. 
    1. Please allow up to 24 hours for your registration to be approved. Once approved you will be notified by email to schedule your fingerprinting appointment. 

              You must Log back into your Fieldprint account. 

    1. When you log back in, the system will prompt you to “Continue Scheduling”. 
    1. Follow the prompts to schedule your fingerprinting appointment. 
    1. You are required to pay $51.50 for the fingerprinted appointment. Select your method of payment and click “Finish Scheduling”. 

               Please DO NOT select the Request Printcard Packet option UNLESS you are out of state. 

    1. You will receive either a confirmation screen or email with all of your appointment details.  Be sure to bring the appropriate identification to your scheduled appointment. 
    • Please allow 24 - 48 hours for Fieldprint to process your fingerprints. 
    • Please allow another 24-48 hours for HR to process your background.
    • Cancellations and Refunds, please contact Fieldprint customer service at 844-886-0165 
    • To reschedule, log back into your Fieldprint account.


    STEP THREE:  Report for Badging

    Report to the Fulton County Schools Administrative Building located at 6201 Powers Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30339 to be photographed and badged (no earlier than 48 hours, but no later than 30 days after being fingerprinted). Photographing and badging occurs on Monday - Friday (8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

    • Background checks expire after 30 days of fingerprinting date. If you do not complete Step 4 and report for badging before your background check expires, you will be required to repeat the fingerprinting process again.  


Contractor Questions?

  • Please contact:

    Audrey Blackstone
    Professional Assistant III
    Human Resources