Thank you for your interest in volunteering at CAI Learning Academy. Please read the information below and complete all necessary forms in order to comply with the Child Protective Services Law - Act 153. Beginning July 1, 2015, volunteers must acquire the appropriate clearances or, by law, they will not be allowed to serve as a CAILA volunteer.
Volunteers are defined as an adult individual 18 years of age or older serving in an unpaid position who is responsible for the welfare of one or more children or has direct contact with children through any program, activity, and service sponsored by the school.
You do not need clearances should you be a "visitor" including a parent, close relative, or guardian who visits a classroom, school performance, or meeting.
To become a volunteer, you must review/complete the information listed below.
- The PSP Criminal History Certification - Costs $0
- The Child Abuse Certification - Costs $0
- The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Federal Criminal History Certification - Costs $27.00 through the Department of Education (PDE)
Click here to view Pennsylvania Volunteer Clearance FAQs.