How Do I Complete My New York Background Check

All New York Swing Subs have to have been fingerprinted through the New York State Education Department (NYSED).

Already fingerprinted through NYSED? 

If you have been fingerprinted by the New York State Education Department, please log into your account and enter your information so that we can look you up in NYSED's TEACH database. Click here to log into your account.

I have not been fingerprinted through NYSED

If you have not been fingerprinted by the New York State Education Department before, Please click this link to make a fingerprinting appointment. 

After you have been fingerprinted, you will have to log into your Swing Education account (here) and enter your information so that we can look you up in NYSED's TEACH database. 

FAQ

How long will it take for Swing to receive my results?

The processing time is usually 1-2 business days.

I have been fingerprinted through the New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE). Do I still have to be fingerprinted through NYSED? 

If you know you have been fingerprinted by NYCDOE, contact NYCDOE HR Connect for more information at 1-718-935-4000. The NYC DOE will be able to transfer your background check to NYSED. 

  • Once you have been notified of the successful transfer of your fingerprints, please update your account so that we can look up your status via NYSED's TEACH database. Click here to log into your account.