MCPS Background Screening

THE BACKGROUND SCREENING OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, MAY 30TH. WE WILL REOPEN TUESDAY, MAY 31ST.

The Department of Systemwide Safety and Emergency Management (DSSEM) with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is responsible for conducting a fingerprint review of individuals who are seeking employment, as well as those wishing to serve in the capacity of a volunteer, chaperone, coach, advisor, student teacher, or intern. Such background checks are necessary to ensure a safe and secure learning and working environment.

  • For information regarding background screening for MCPS New Hires, Interns and Volunteers/Chaperones please click here.
  • For information regarding background screening for MCPS Contractors please click here.

Hours of Operation:

  • Fingerprinting: Monday- Friday 9am-3:30pm (Closed 1pm-2pm)
  • Paperwork Submission: Mondays - Friday 9am-3:30pm (Closed 1-2pm)

NOTE: Background Screening hours of operation follow MCPS office closures and delayed openings.