Advanced Background Screening Solutions for Education

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Create a Safe Working Environment

In order for learning to take place in schools, universities, and other academic programs, your students need to feel a sense of safety, and that starts with the people you hire. Inviting full-time, part-time, volunteers, or contract employees into your classrooms or campus requires thorough screening. Sterling’s pre-employment background screening and identity solutions are tailored to the education industry to help institutions make confident hiring decisions and keep their institutions safe.
98% client retention rate in the healthcare industry.

Educational Expertise

Hiring regulations are complex and ever-evolving. Sterling’s dedicated team of consultants and Client Success Partners provides background screening best practices while continuously monitoring new legislation so you can be proactive on the latest industry trends and requirements.
Sterling also has many competitively-bid cooperative education agreements which we can leverage to streamline the procurement process.
What sold us on Sterling was getting the most comprehensive coverage for criminal background checks and a strong return on our investment. We have a team of people at Sterling that we can turn to that understands us, knows what we do, and knows what we’re asking for.”

Customize Your Screening Package

Once you’ve selected your screening package, you can add additional service options to your order:
Criminal Background Checks

Getting a complete picture of a candidate’s criminal history is often more complex than people think. At Sterling, we make it easy for you to make fast, more accurate, and safer hiring decisions through a combination of robust services, solutions, and technology that allows us to uncover more criminal activity.

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Education Verification

Sterling’s robust verification services take the burden off your teams by delivering a fast, more accurate verification of a candidate’s educational background so you can be confident that your candidates possess the skills and experience they claim to have.

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Professional License Verification

Verify that a candidate is fully and currently licensed. We confirm with appropriate state authorities and verify the type of license, certification, or permits, the issuing state or agency, and date of issuance and expiration if applicable.

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Sterling offers fingerprinting services as a biometric check for identity purposes, and to screen candidates for employment. We offer a national network of hundreds of collection sites, certified with the FBI, AHCA, and NMLS to submit eletronic fingerprints directly.

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Identity Verification

Identity verification is designed to help you mitigate risk through a simple process where candidates verify that the information they provided about themselves, including name and date of birth, is indeed their own. This allows employers to verify that candidates are in fact who they claim to be. In any situation where remote verification is needed, both accuracy and reliable technology play critical roles.

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Drug Screening

Maintain a safe and productive work environment with drug screening to help your institutions stay compliance-focused and meet work policy requirements.

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Global Checks

Sterling offers an in-depth product suite with the capability to run searches across more than 240 countries and territories in 35 languages. Our diligent compliance updates help keep you and your organization in the know on regional regulatory changes.

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Motor Vehicle Records

Your new and current employees represent your brand when they drive for your company. A Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) search can help you gauge if your drivers meet the safety criteria of the organization, allowing you to proactively manage risk and reduce liability and insurance costs by decreasing loss potential.

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Increase productivity and profitability through a seamlessly integrated screening experience with HR tools you already use to manage your hiring process from start to finish. Here are some of our industry-leading partners:
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