Background and Fingerprinting

GMCS conducts background checks on all prospective district employees (applicants who are offered employment) and volunteers who might have unsupervised access to students.

The fingerprinting process will begin in the Personnel Office.

State Statute: 22-10A-5

Map to Sheriff's Dept

To complete your pre-employment background check, you'll need to get fingerprinted at our Sheriff's office at 300B West Nizhoni Blvd. To be fingerprinted, bring a valid photo ID and $44.00. The $44.00 must be made payable to 3M Cogent by Cashier Check, Money Order or Credit/Debit Card.

Hours of Operation for Fingerprinting

Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Notice of Non-Discrimination
Gallup McKinley County Schools Recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals regardless of national origin, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation in any educational programs, activities or employment. Gallup McKinley County Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
The following person(s) has(have) been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:    
Sandra Lee                                                         Tim Bond
P.O. Box 1318                                                    P.O. Box 1318
Gallup, NM 87305                                            Gallup, NM 87305
505-721-1063                                                    505-721-1018
For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit The Department of Education’s (ED) Office for Civil Rights (OCR)   For the address and phone number of the office that services your area, call 1-800-421-3481.