Help! I am stuck in Applicant Gateway and not officially hired at my school. What should I do? NYC Department of Education November 15, 2019 16:24 Updated Follow Please see the graphic below for a list of common problems and potential solutions. Related articles A principal has made me an offer. What are my next steps to finalize the hiring process? When will I get my fingerprinting nomination email and who does it come from? How long does it take to clear the fingerprinting process? What do I do if I have been fingerprinted by the New York State education department before? A principal has made me offer. How do I say that I do not wish to accept?