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Teacher Development Center

Discover the “Power of Learning” at the PVCC Teacher Development Center

The need for highly qualified educators has never been greater. If you are seeking a career that will provide a lifetime of intellectual challenges and satisfaction and allow you to make a significant difference in the lives of children and families, education may be for YOU!

PVCC’s highly qualified early childhood and education faculty have extensive teaching experience and are committed to creating a caring community of learners, enhancing teaching and learning, and creating reciprocal relationships with students.


Fingerprint Clearance Requirement

Arizona state law requires any person who participates in a teacher preparation program to obtain an “Identity Verified Print” (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card. Arizona school districts require that college students be fingerprinted prior to participating in field experiences at their schools. When requesting an application packet please make sure you specify that you need the “IVP” application packet.

What is the fee to obtain a Fingerprint Clearance Card?
The DPS processing fee is $69.

What forms of payment are accepted?
DPS accepts Cashier’s Checks or Money Orders.
All forms of payment should be made payable to the AZ Department of Public Safety.

Where can I obtain an application packet for a Fingerprint Clearance Card?
Students may go to the UPS Store, located at 3317 E Bell Rd in Phoenix, to obtain an application packet and to have their fingerprints rolled.  Students must bring their $69 cashier’s check or money order made out to DPS to cover the processing fee.
The cost for rolling prints will be an additional $10 for students who bring in their PVCC student ID.

Click here for more information about fingerprint clearance cards.