In accordance with the new state regulation, KRS 160.380, any outside contractors and its employees must submit state and FBI fingerprint background check and a Cabinet for Health and Family Services child abuse and neglect (C.A.N.) report in order to perform work at a school when students are present.
All contractors are to show proof of these items and check in the school's front office at each location prior to performing any work or service.
To comply with KRS 160.380, vendors need to follow the following process:
- Obtain a fingerprint check from a law enforcement agency. The agency will charge a fee.
- Vendors should mail or bring the fingerprint card off to the Hardin County Board of Educaiton for the background check process to begin. A $32 processing fee is required with each set of fingerprints submitted. The mailing and physical address is as follows: Hardin County Board of Education, Attn: Brenden Bird, 65 W.A. Jenkins Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701.
- CLICK HERE to find the form needed to acquire the C.A.N. report.
If you have additional questions about this process, please contact HCS Chief Operations Officer John Stith at 270-769-8814.