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Practicum and Field Experience Documentation

Prior to your participation in any practicum or field experience at GCU, you must submit a copy of an official Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card or the official results of your federal fingerprint background clearance from the Department of Public Safety or a comparable agency in your state of residence.

This documentation should be sent to a Teacher Education Specialist for your state. If you are seeking Institutional Recommendation in Arizona for a teaching or administrative credential, you must have both an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card and fingerprint or background clearance documentation from your state of residence.

Still have questions? Check out our FAQ page or contact your Teacher Education Specialist.