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Your questions and concerns are very important to us. In this section, we have tried to anticipate as many of your questions as possible so that you need go no further than these pages to get your answer. If you have a specific question that is not covered here, we want to assist you in securing a timely response. You may, in those cases, contact us directly and we will do our best to address your individual concern.

Applicants Prepared in PA (PDF)

Applicants Prepared Out-of-State (PDF)

Private Academic Certification (PDF)

Level II Certification (PDF)

Letters of Equivalency - Bachelor's or Master's (PDF)

Intern Program (PDF)

Highly Qualified Teachers (PDF)

Act 48 of 1999

GPA-Praxis Testing Requirements 

How to Contact the Bureau of School Leadership and Teacher Quality - Educators (PDF)

How to Contact the Bureau of School Leadership and Teacher Quality - Approved Program Providers and Local Education Agencies (PDF)

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.