SWAEC offers fingerprinting services for existing and pre-service educators and personnel in partnership with the Arkansas Department of Education.
FILL OUT These Required Forms BEFORE you arrive:
- CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE the Background Check Consent Form. Bring the printed, completed form with you. This is a form that gets filled out online: HERE
- CLICK HERE TO PAY. Bring your receipt showing you paid for your background check online with a credit/debit card. Payments are made: HERE
- Your receipt number will start with either EDC (Certified) or EDN (Classified)
Schedule your fingerprinting appointment:
- Schedule your appointment HERE.
- Do not bring anyone with you to your appointment. You will be allowed inside for the appointment, but no one else will be allowed to come in with you.
- Once you arrive at the co-op, park in the front parking lot closest to the college.
- When entering the lobby you will see the glassed office. Someone in that office will assist you.
- Wash your hands before being fingerprinted.
- All of your paperwork must be completed before coming to SWAEC. If you come to your appointment without your completed paperwork, your appointment will be canceled.