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Principals Induction Program

Continuing Professional
Education for School and
System Leaders Program

  Level II Certification



PA Inspired Leadership
Regions and Schedules

Region 1 (IU 22, 23, 24, 25, 26)
Region 2 (IU 14, 20, ,21, 29)
Region 3 (IU 18, 19)
Region 4 (IU 9, 16, 17)
Region 5 (IU 12, 13, 15)
Region 6 (IU 8, 10, 11)
Region 7 (IU 1, 2, 3, 7, 27)
Region 8 (IU 4, 5, 6, 28)


PA Inspired Leaders (PIL)

The Pennsylvania Inspired Leadership (PIL) Program is a statewide, standards-based continuing professional education program for school and system leaders. The comprehensive, cohort-based program is focused on developing the capacity of leaders to improve student achievement. The program is offered by the Department of Education in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Intermediate Units and other partners at eight regional sites (see accompanying map). Each of the eight sites is administered by a PIL Regional Site Coordinator.

Application Information

The PIL 2015-16 Program Application is now available. You may download the application and email the completed document to the designated address.

What is Act 45 of 2007

For more information on Act 45 of 2007, refer to the Frequently Asked Questions, or you can read the complete text of the Act 45.

Approved, Non-PDE Courses

In addition to the existing PIL Program course schedules displayed under each Region, a current listing of approved programs and courses that meet the requirements for ACT 45 of 2007 for school and system leaders can be found below.

Pennsylvania Inspired Leadership Regions
Region 3 Region 3 Region 2 Region 2 Region 1 Region 1 Region 5 Region 5 Region 6 Region 6 Region 6 Region 4 Region 4 Region 8 Region 8 Region 7 Region 7
Click on map or key for region specific information

This program meets the requirements of Act 45 of 2007, which directs the Department to establish a Principals' Induction Program that addresses the three core PA leadership standards and a Continuing Professional Education Program that addresses the three core and six corollary PA leadership standards.

Invitation to Qualify

The next submission open date is April 2, 2015
The next submission close date is May 8, 2015
The next review session dates are May 28-29, 2015

David W. Volkman, PIL Program Leader

For additional information, please contact:

Carla Wilson | PA Inspired Leadership Program
Pennsylvania Department of Education -
333 Market Street | Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
Phone: 717.346.7112 | Fax: 717.783.8230 |