To comply with An Act Relative to Background Checks (H. 4307), all educators in Massachusetts will need to be fingerprinted by the state’s approved vendor. For educators who hold a DESE License there is a $55 fee. For paraprofessionals and others without a teaching license it is capped at $35.
There are five approved locations in the state, and newest one is in Everett. The RTA was investigating the ability to bring a mobile fingerprinting unit to the city, but this no longer seems worth the logistical complications with a site much closer by. The new location is:
The RTA urges all members to schedule an appointment as soon as possible by going to: https://ma.ibtfingerprint.com/
The Provider ID for Revere is: 02480000
The executive office of education has posted a Frequently Asked Questions Page about Fingerprint Background Checks. A Summary of the Law is available through the MTA website.