The Pennsylvania Department of Education strives to provide the highest level
of service to our citizens as possible. Should you need to contact us directly,
please refer to the resources below.
Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market Street
If you are having difficulty getting through, please try back again, or call or email the office you need directly.
For High School Equivalency (GED, HiSET Exam, or 30 College Credit Option) - 717-787-5532, RA-EDHSE@pa.gov, More information about High School Equivalency
For Act 48 - 717-772-4944, RA-EDACT48@pa.gov
For Teacher Certification - 717-728-3224, Live Chat with Certification Staff, More information about certifications
For Special Education - 717-783-6913, firstname.lastname@example.org
Main Information Number: 717-783-6788
Telephone Directory by Subject Area
- EdNA (Education Names and
Addresses) - EDNA can be used to find name, address, administrator, and related
information about the educational entities that PDE serves. These entities
include school districts and their schools, intermediate units, area vocational
technical schools, charter schools, nonpublic and private schools, higher
education institutions, and many more.
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Do you have a question about teacher certification? Please contact the Bureau of School Leadership and Teacher Quality via phone: 717-PA-TEACH (728-3224) or 717-787-3356, or chat online with a certification staff member. Staff are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For assistance outside of these hours, please submit a Help Desk ticket – staff will respond via email within 24 - 48 hours. Please note: the “Contact Us” form below is not intended for teacher certification questions/communications.