PDE > Teachers & Administrators > Certifications > Pennsylvania Certification > National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Credential
Holds A National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Credential:
Apply and pay online
through the Teacher Information Management System, TIMS.
Submit official transcripts in college-sealed, unopened envelopes showing Bachelor's degree conferral from a regionally accredited United States college or university
Upload a copy of your state certificate into the TIMS application or mail with the TIMS cover sheet
Submit a notarized copy of the National Board credential(s)
Identify the comparable Pennsylvania certificate for which you will be applying (see Types of Certificates document) Special Note: If applying for a certification in Special Education you must
already hold an appropriate content area, or complete and submit an application
in TIMS for a comparable Pennsylvania
certificate. Refer to CSPG 61
(Grade-Level Scope of Certificates section) for more information.