Annual Fingerprinting Certification and Statement of Compliance

October 18, 2021 • Sarah James

Annual Fingerprinting Certification and Statement of Compliance

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) announced a deadline of Friday, November 19, 2021, for submitting a completed 2021–2022 Annual Fingerprinting Certification and Statement of Compliance.

Chapter 22, Subchapter C, of the Texas Education Code (TEC) requires school entities to ensure that certain individuals are fingerprinted and other individuals undergo a name-based criminal history record information review. Additionally, entities are required to certify annually that the district or charter school has complied with TEC, §22.085.

The completed 2021–2022 Annual Fingerprinting Certification and Statement of Compliance should be signed, notarized, and emailed to FingerprintingCompliance@tea.texas.gov.

For more information on the topic, check out TEA’s To The Administrator Addressed Correspondence.


Sarah James is the communications specialist at TASB HR Services. Send Sarah an email at sarah.james@tasb.org.


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