Pennsylvania has over 100 colleges, universities and alternative
preparation program providers that offer teacher education programs approved by
the Department of Education. Students who secure the recommendation for
certification by the college or university have met: all requirements of the
approved preparation program, the qualifying scores on the required tests and other requirements established by the State Board of Education.
Approved Certification Programs (PDF)
Institutional Program Approval
Alternative Program Providers
The program approval process is based upon general and subject-specific
guidelines, rather than a minimum number of credits, set by the Department of
Education and implemented by the preparing institution. This section provides
information on the approved programs at the Pennsylvania colleges and
universities as well as the Program Framework Guidelines and rubrics
established by the Department.
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