Staff Documents


  1. Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
  2. Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Checks 
  3. Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal History Background Check– FBI Code is  1KG738
  4. National Sex Offender Registry: Child care providers name search verification application here.

Documents Needed – Bring these with you in original

  1. Social Security Card 
  2. State issued ID with Photograph in original
  3. Written verification of education (original diploma and/or college transcript)
  4. 2 Reference letters

Staff Health Assessment & TB Test– Needed before start date

Staff Health Assessment Form– (dated within 12 months prior to start). Must be turned in prior to start date.

Trainings Required

Training Mandated Reporter

  1. Fire Safety Training – (valid for 1 year)
  2. Pediatric First Aid and Pediatric CPR ( valid for 2 or 3 years)

Training on Better Kid Care- Click Here

  1. Get Started with Center-Based Care: Building Blocks for Quality- 10 hours- Required
  2. New Staff Orientation – Get Started- 8 hrs – Required
  3. New Staff Orientation – Working with Preschoolers OR School Age – Required

Training in

  1. Stars 101 and 102 – Live Webinar – 4 hours
  2. ERS Online: Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale-Revised (ITERS-R) OR
  3. ERS Online: Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-Revised (ECERS-R) OR
  4. ERS Online: School-Age Care Environment Rating Scale Updated (SACERS-U)
  5. ASQ and ASQ – SE – Screening Tool

Health and Safety Training- required- Watch the videos on this page-

PHL PreK Trainings:

Teaching Strategies

State Forms for Staff

State Approved Forms for Childcare Centers – Get Here