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  • Alert:

    New Temporary Substitute Teacher License

    Due to the recent passage of HB583, for the remainder of the 2022-2023 school year, a bachelor's degree is not required to serve as a substitute teacher.  If you are interested in acquiring this Temporary Substitute License, please go to our Employment page for more information.

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    ****Fingerprinting Hours Updated ****

    Van Wert Office- Monday - Friday   Please call 419-238-4019 to make an appointment

    Paulding Office - Monday - Friday  8:30am - 12:00pm  and 12:30pm to 4:00pm  

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BCI/FBI Background Checks

Last Updated: 11/16/2021 6:43 PM

Fingerprinting Cost   (cash or personal check only - no credit or debit cards accepted) 

School agencies within Paulding and Van Wert Counties:   BCI -  $30.00      FBI -  $30.00

All other agencies:  BCI - $35.00   FBI - $35.00


Hours  (unless closed - check calendar for updates) 

Paulding Office   -   8:30am - 12:00pm  and 12:30pm to 4:00pm    Monday - Friday

Van Wert Office  -  By appointment only   Monday - Friday


ID must be presented at time of service. 

Call ahead for possible times outside of the normal hours.

If results are being sent to Western Buckeye you can request extra copies at $ .10 each and must be picked up and signed for in person. 




Paulding County Office

900 Fairground Drive
Paulding, Ohio 45879
Phone: 419-399-4711 option 2

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Van Wert County Office
Thomas Edison

813A N Franklin St.
Van Wert, OH 45891
Phone: 419-238-4746
Fax: 419-238-6259 

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Paulding County Opportunity Center

900 Fairground Drive
Paulding, Ohio 45879
Phone: 419-399-4711 option 1 

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