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Administrative Certification and the PIL Induction Requirement, Type Code 83

In accordance with Act 45 of 2007, individuals who are employed as a principal or assistant/vice principal in a public school in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the first time after January 1, 2008 must meet the following requirement to convert from their Administrative I certificates to Administrative II:

  • complete three years of satisfactory service on the PA Administrative I certificate and
  • complete the PDE approved PA Inspired Leadership (PIL) Induction Program

Under the provisions of this statute, any educator who holds an Administrative I certificate and who is hired after January 2008 for the first time in a Pennsylvania public school has five (5) years to complete the statutory requirements for Administrative II certification.  Therefore, the following clarification identifies that this applies to administrators who hold either of the administrative certificates below:

  • Type Code 75 for Principal K-12, valid for five (5) years of service, or
  • Type Code 83 for Elementary Principal and/or Secondary Principal, previously valid for three (3) years of service

Although these certificates were originally issued as valid for three (3) years of service, educators who are employed on these certificates for the first time after January 1, 2008 will be given five (5) years to complete the PIL Induction and these certificates will be valid for five (5) years of service as a principal or assistant/vice principal in the public schools in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Level II Application

Induction Requirements for Level II Certification

 

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

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