Fingerprint Process

Traverse City Area Public Schools and the State of Michigan require a state and FBI fingerprint background check be conducted for all new employees.

Scheduling an Appointment

PDF DocumentInstructions to schedule fingerprinting and livescan fingerprint form. Note: The livescan form must be taken to your appointment and returned to the human resources department after fingerprinting.

If requested, fingerprint results can be shared with other public school employers, subject to certain requirements. Please contact the human resources department at 231.933.1710 for details and relase forms.

The following TCAPS human resources representatives have access to criminal justice information for the purpose of conducting criminal background checks on employees: Dr. Cindy Berck LASO, Kelly Walter, Christa Hislop, Kim Gribi, Jaime Esper, Heather Soenksen, and Erika Lahti.