Unit 5 - Name Based Background Check Requirements

Spring 2014

Name Based Check

The name based background check is a district requirement for candidates completing clinical hours in Unit 5 schools. Students are responsible for all costs associated with background checks. The requirements are subject to change. Please read all information and instructions carefully.

Who Needs to Complete the Check?

All candidates placed in Unit 5 for fall except those who completed a Unit 5 background check in fall 2013 must complete the check. Candidates who completed a background check prior to fall 2013 or who completed a District 87 background check must meet this requirement.  


Submit the following to Kelly Lawton, CLA 345 or Moreena Tiede, CLA 347 by Monday, January 13.

  1. Submit a check for $18.00 made out to Unit 5 or $18.00 cash (exact amount). Payment may be dropped off between 9-11:30 am or 1:30-4:00 pm. Give your money directly to Kelly or Moreena, or put in one of the envelopes outside of my door (345) and slide under my door.

  2. Once payment is received you will be sent an email link to complete your background check. You must complete the required information, including your name, date of birth, and social security number. Include the address that is on your driver's license.

If you have questions, please contact Kelly Lawton.