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Applications for Certification

Applying for Educator Certification through the Teacher Information Management System (TIMS):
The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) is requiring all applications for credentials to be completed and submitted through the Teacher Information Management System (TIMS).  Click below to:
  •       View "Getting Started with TIMS"
  •       View the applicable User Guide

Certification Fees and Forms


For additional information, please contact:

Division of Certification Services

Pennsylvania Department of Education - School Leadership and Teacher Quality
333 Market Street | Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
Phone: 717.728.3224

Certification, Application or Technical Questions - Please submit a Help Desk Ticket.