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119 WEST MADISON STREET, ROOM 102 | OTTAWA, IL 61350 | 815-434-0780
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Fingerprint Based Criminal Background Checks



  • Fingerprinting is conducted at the Regional Office by appointment only.
  • School Districts initiate the process for human resource purposes (hiring process).
  • Individuals seeking substitute teaching credentials initiate the process by contacting the ROE.
  • Those interested in obtaining a substitute license are required to have a photo id (driver's license), a social security card, and pay the $75 background check fee (by check, cash or cashier's check).
  • Student teachers - the college initiates the process.


Call the office to schedule an appointment - 815-434-0780.

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