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Form No. Title File Type
Board Meeting Dates

2015 Applicant Orientation Seminar Dates

2015 New Director Seminars



Registration Sheet for New School Orientation Seminar* PDF
Board Policy Memorandum #75 Fees PDF
Board Policy Memorandum #66 Regarding Certificate of Occupancy PDF
Board Policy Memorandum #63 Regarding Financial Reporting PDF
Sample Pro Forma Income Statement PDF
AP176 Instructions for Preparation of the Private Licensed School Contract Bond PDF
Board Policy Memorandum #30 Regarding Surety and Bond Requirements PDF
PDE-1619 Private Licensed School Surety Bond* PDF
PDE-4670 Irrevocable Administrative Trust Agreement Form PDF
PDE-1647 Statement on Reasonable Service and Business Ethics* PDF
PDE-4627 Student Information Publication or Catalog Requirements and Instructions PDF
PDE-3774 Enrollment Agreement Check Sheet PDF
Board Policy Memorandum #65 Regarding Limits on the Number of New Program Applications PDF
Memo Dated May 18, 2005 with Additional Instructions on Preparing New Program Applications PDF
Sample Syllabus PDF
PDE-5006 Application for Admissions Representative License* PDF
Statute - Board of Private Licensed Schools PDF
Regulations of the State Board of Private Licensed Schools
New School Seminar PowerPoint
Electronic New School Application Excel
Electronic New Program Application Excel
Submit Your Application  
Sample New School Application Excel
Sample New Program Application Excel

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For additional information, please contact:

Division of Higher & Career Education |
Pennsylvania Department of Education - Postsecondary and Adult Education
333 Market Street. 12th Fl | Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
Phone: 717.783.8228 | Fax: 717.772.3622
ra-pls@pa.gov | www.education.state.pa.us