2016-2017 PTO OFFICERS

Heather Dunnigan – President–

Christine Benshoff  –  Vice President West

Michelle Canfield – Vice President Cressona

Lynn Kamarousky – 2nd Vice President West

Becky Hoover – 2nd Vice President Cressona

April Bergen – Secretary

Erin Sten – Treasurer

Blue Mountain Elementary West


BMECW Clearance Information – School Volunteers

Those who wish to volunteer in any capacity as a direct volunteer (Direct Volunteer – Direct volunteer contact is defined as the care, supervision, guidance or control of children and routine interaction with children. Routine interaction is the regular and repeated contact that is integral to a volunteer’s responsibilities) with any BMECW student/s during the 2016/17 school year must have the following clearances on file in the office as per Act 15:

  1. Child Abuse History:
  2. PA State Police Criminal Record Check:

These clearances are free of charge and will be kept confidential.

If you have lived out of the state of Pennsylvania in the past 10 years, you are required to get the FBI Fingerprinting Clearance.  This clearance is not free.

3. FBI Background Check:   (CHOOSE: PA Dept of Education)      

These clearances are valid for five years and will be kept in the BMECW offices.  The PTO will utilize this list of names when looking for volunteers for activities