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Certification Staffing Policy Guidelines (CSPGs)

The Certification and Staffing Policy Guidelines (CSPGs) provide guidance and clarification to educators regarding (1) the issuance of professional certificates, (2) the grade level and content scope of certificate subject areas and (3) the appropriate certificate for staffing professional positions in public schools.  In this section, you will find a valuable research guide for certificate eligibility as well as for proper staffing practices that achieve educational excellence in the schools of the Commonwealth.
 
  
  
  
CSPG 1Appropriate Certification in PennsylvaniaGeneral Certification Information
CSPG 2Effective Dates for Certificate IssuanceGeneral Certification Information
CSPG 3Validity of a PA CertificateGeneral Certification Information
CSPG 4Evaluation for Certificate Eligibility by the BureauGeneral Certification Information
CSPG 5Evaluation of Credentials for Individuals Prepared Outside of the United StatesGeneral Certification Information
CSPG 7Level II (Permanent) CertificationGeneral Certification Information
CSPG 8Continuing Professional DevelopmentGeneral Certification Information
CSPG 9Experience Requirements for Initial Supervisory, Administrative Certificates and Letters of EligibilityGeneral Certification Information
CSPG 10Letter of Equivalency for Master's Degree and Baccalaureate DegreeGeneral Certification Information
CSPG 11Personal Information Changes for Certificate HoldersGeneral Certification Information
CSPG 12Voluntary Deletion of Areas of CertificationGeneral Certification Information
CSPG 13Emergency PermitsGeneral Certification Information
CSPG 14Act 97 Waiver of CertificationGeneral Certification Information
CSPG 16Policies Pertaining to Certificates No Longer IssuedGeneral Certification Information
CSPG 17Release of Information from Official Certification RecordsGeneral Certification Information
CSPG 18Interstate Certification AgreementGeneral Certification Information
CSPG 19Credits Earned Through In-Service Education, by Examination and CEU'sGeneral Certification Information
CSPG 20InductionGeneral Certification Information
CSPG 21TestingGeneral Certification Information
CSPG 24Appropriate Certification in Charter SchoolsGeneral Certification Information
CSPG 25Vocational Emergency PermitsGeneral Certification Information
CSPG 30AgricultureInstructional Certification
CSPG 31ArtInstructional Certification
CSPG 32BiologyInstructional Certification
CSPG 33Business, Computer and Information TechnologyInstructional Certification
CSPG 34ChemistryInstructional Certification
CSPG 35Citizenship EducationInstructional Certification
CSPG 36CommunicationsInstructional Certification
CSPG 37Cooperative EducationInstructional Certification
CSPG 38Driver's/Safety EducationInstructional Certification
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