Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education Training and Technical Assistance Network. Training, Educational Initiatives, Videos, Resources, Legal. Background screening is conducted on state and contract provider directors, owners, applicants, employees, volunteers, mentors, and interns. The term contract provider includes grant recipient employees, volunteers, mentors, and interns. The Department requires two background screenings. The Livescan screening which is required prior to. The preschool to year 12 STEM Learning strategy…