§ 8.1. Definitions.
The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
ApplicantA person who has submitted a job application to a school entity for a position which involves direct contact with children.
Criminal history background checkA report of criminal history record information from, or a statement that no information is on file with, the State Police; or, for nonresidents of this Commonwealth, a report of Federal criminal history record information from, or a statement that no information is on file with, the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Direct contact with childrenPossibility of care, supervision, guidance or control of children by a paid employe or contractor of, or an employe of a person under contract with, a school entity, and routine interaction with children by a paid employe of a school entity or a person under contract with a school entity.
School entityA school district, intermediate unit, area vocational-technical school or private school administrative unit.
Substitute listA list, approved by the hiring authority of a school entity, containing names of persons eligible to serve the school entity as substitute teachers or temporary replacements for other employes.
This section cited in 22 Pa. Code § 101.142 (relating to additional staff application materials).
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