What is the difference between Act 31 and Act 126?
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Also question is, what is the purpose of Act 126?
Act 126 of 2012 ("Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting Training") amended the Public School Code of 1949 to mandate that all school entities and independent contractors of school entities provide their employees who have direct contact with children with a minimum of three hours of training every five years on child
One may also ask, how long is a mandatory reporter certificate good for? 5 years
Likewise, people ask, how often do you need to do mandated reporter training?
While all mandatory reporters employed by LEAs must complete training each year, I also recommend refresher training. With large staff turnover in the past five years statewide, we must capture the attention of all new employees and administer training as soon as possible after hiring per EC 44691(b).
What is an Act 33 clearance?
In order to comply with Pennsylvania legislation (ACT 153), your position requires that you secure a new Act 33 Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance every 60 months. You are required to provide original documentation of this clearance by the. expiration date provided to you by Human Resources.