Antelope Valley Union High School District

Employment Verification

For security purposes, the Antelope Valley Union High School District requires signed authorization  (physically signed  and recently dated) from the employee to release any type of employment information. AVUHSD Personnel Office releases employment data only.   

You may fax the employee’s physically wet-signed authorization along with your form(s) to (661) 726-0673.   We will do a search of our database, fill out your form(s), and quickly fax a response to you.  We make every effort to immediately return all requested verifications received during office hours.  For a hard copy response of originals mail the signed authorization, your document, and a Self- Addressed Stamped Envelope to  AVUHSD Personnel Services, 44811 Sierra Highway, Lancaster CA 93534. You may view office hours at   PLEASE NOTE: SCHOOL SITES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT VERIFICATION DATA.

 In order to ensure a speedy response:

  • Make sure the employee’s name is correctly spelled and matches the name on our records, include  (if applicable) a hyphenated name or maiden name. Include the social security number if person had multiple names.
  • Clearly indicate the return fax number on your cover sheet.
  • Do not forget to include the physically signed authorization.   This would be a page the employee physically signed with a "wet" signature to authorize an employment/background check and is located in your standard credit application, home loan document, car loan document, employment application, rental/lease request, etc.   Electronic fonts or stamps are NOT valid.

Sick Leave Balance Transfers/Former AVUHSD teachers and employees
: Your new school district may fax or mail in your signed authorization to release data along with their form and a SASE to request any sick leave balance to be transferred to them on your behalf and/or to verify your Years of Service, actual days worked, etc.

Attention Law Enforcement: Official Agency Investigator may make an appointment for a direct file review by faxing your request to (661) 726-0673 and calling 661-948-7655 ext 247 in reference to official government business regarding current/former AVUHSD employees that have recently applied with a law enforcement, state or federal government agency and/or any other official documentation process requiring government verification.  Please fax the employee’s release and your request ahead of time and provide at least a 24-hour advance notice whenever possible so we may arrange an office space/conference room for the review.

Archived Files: Please note requests for information on inactive or archived employees MAY require extra processing time. In order to facilitate your request, please be sure to include the employee’s social security number and the full name of the employee as it was during their past employment with our district along with your document and his/her signed release.

Garnishment Requests: All garnishment requests are handled through the Los Angeles County Office of Education.  You may call them directly for procedures at (562) 922-6874.

Audit Purposes: You may fax any completed verification documents/instruments utilized from the year of the loan along with the employee’s signed release from the time of the loan. We can research those documents for authenticity and return-fax the information to you.  Archived files may require extra processing time.

Protected Information: Please note we are unable to release data regarding protected information, including but not limited to leaves such as Family Medical Leave Act as covered by applicable state and federal laws.

Page Updated 3/1/18 Fax Number Returned to 661-726-0673

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER  The Antelope Valley Union High School District is  committed to offering  an employment and educational environment free from discrimination with respect to race, color, national origin, ancestry,  religious  creed, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental   disability,  medical condition,  veteran status, gender, actual or perceived sexual  orientation,  or  any other  unlawful consideration.

Diversity is one of the defining strengths of America, and the diversity of the Antelope Valley Union High School District workforce is essential in the preparation of our students with academic, technical, and work-related skills necessary for success in the 21st century. To accomplish this undertaking, it is essential that we have a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community we serve and educate. The Antelope Valley Union High School District is committed to recruiting, hiring, and retaining highly qualified employees who not only represent our community, but are also dedicated to creating a culture of inclusion that values each individual and promotes collaboration and fairness.