Unit 5 - Name Based Background Check Requirements

Fall 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 the $18.00 fee. Requirements are subject to change. Please read all information and instructions carefully.

Who Needs to Complete the Check?

All candidates completing field hours or observing in Unit 5 for the first time (fall 2014) must complete the check. Candidates who completed a  District 87 background check must meet this requirement.  


Submit the following to Kelly Lawton, CLA 345 or Moreena Tiede, CLA 347 at least one week prior to the first day of placement:

  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 to Moreena Tiede (CLA 347) or to the Educational Studies office (CLA 346). There are envelopes available - please put your name and district on the envelope. 

  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.