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It's the law.

All public school workers must complete a criminal background check prior to beginning employment.

Steps to take

  1. Find an IdentoGo location
  2. Schedule an appointment
  3. Read the SAFIS Registration Guide
  4. Sign the Background Checks Acknowledgment form
  5. Gather acceptable forms of identification
  6. Read the legal FAQs on background checks
  7. Change, correct, or update your national criminal history record response
  8. Provide a copy of your fingerprinting receipt to the HR office


Canton Public Schools Provider ID: 00500000


DESE-licensed employees: $55
All other employees: $35

Done this before?

If you have already been fingerprinted for another Massachusetts school district, ask that district to send Canton a suitability determination letter.


Kim Eardley
781-821-5060  x1153

Canton High School

900 Washington Street
P: 781-821-5050
F: 781-821-5052

Galvin Middle School

55 Pecunit Street
P: 781-821-5070
F: 781-575-6509

Hansen Elementary

25 Pecunit Street
P: 781-821-5085
F: 781-575-6552

JFK Elementary

100 Dedham Street
P: 781-821-5080
F: 781-575-6543

Luce Elementary

45 Independence Street
P: 781-821-5075
F: 781-575-6528

Rodman EC Program

960 Washington Street
P: 781-821-5060
F: 339-502-7910