All employees must successfully pass a background check prior to starting work for Cullman County Schools.  The Alabama State Department of Education requires the background/fingerprinting to be completed via Gemalto Applicant Fingerprinting Online Services.

Applicants MUST register and pay online through Gemalto Cogent Systems prior to arriving at a fingerprint location.  

STEP 1 - REGISTRATION (Alabama applicants MUST register online)

  • Online Registration -  Applicants are responsible for their own registration.  Changes to incorrect registration data MAY be corrected online or by telephone prior to fingerprint submission.
  • Out-of-State Applicants may submit a completed fingerprint card AND a money order or cashiers check made out to Gemalto Cogent.  See Fingerprint Cards - Out of State Only at


  • Fingerprint Fee is $46.90.
  • Applicant may pay online during registration using a debit or credit card.
  • Applicants may pay at the fingerprint site with a money order or cashiers check. Payment must be made out to Gemalto Cogent.
  • Cash, credit/debit cards or personal/business checks are NOT accepted at the fingerprint locations.


PRINT SITE LOCATIONS - MUST call for an appointment

Cullman County Board of Education - 
Tuesday 8:00am to 12:00pm / Thursday 12:00pm to 4:00pm
402 Arnold Street NE Cullman, AL 35055

Monday through Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm
3305-A Bob Wallace Avenue
Huntsville, AL  35805

Pak Mail
Monday through Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm / Saturday 9:00am to 12:00pm
1207 East Forrest Street D
Athens, AL  35613

The UPS Store 2988
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9:00am to 4:00pm
8000 Madison Blvd. Suite D102
Madison, AL  35758

​Albertville City Schools 
​Thursday ONLY
256.891.1183 ext. 201
107 West Main Street 
Albertville, AL  35950

Notice of Non-discrimination

The Cullman County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

April Tucker (Title IX Coordinator)

PO Box 1590

Cullman, AL 35056

Tiffanye Mitchell (504 Coordinator)

17600 US Hwy 31 N

Cullman, AL 35058

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