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Other Routes to Certification

Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), with the approval of the State Board of Education, has the authority to recognize alternate preparation programs leading to teacher certification.  At the current time, the following programs are recognized by PDE for certification purposes.


                          Teacher Intern Certification Programs

                          American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence (ABCTE)


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.