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Alternative Program Providers

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)

List of Approved Alternative Program Providers (PDF)


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