This fee covers the cost of the annual renewal of your background check through the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF). Federal Law requires that the DCF conduct a background check every year for any adult in an early childhood or 4K settings. This includes volunteers, clinicians, and student teachers.
Information about the status of your annual review can be found in the DCF iChildCare portal.
Note: This DCF fee is a non-refundable fee. This fee is paid to DCF - Child Care Background Unit / Bureau of Early childcare Regulation / Madison, WI
If you are unsure as to whether you need to pay this fee, please contact Tammy Mastey at Litlang@uwosh.edu