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Logging into TIMS

Use Internet Explorer or Firefox to access TIMS.  Chrome and Safari users experience payment problems using this program.

TIMS Log In Instructions for Educators

  1. Go to www.education.pa.gov 
  2. Hover the mouse over “EDUCATORS” 
  3. Click “Certification” from the drop down menu
    Shows dropdown to get to main certification page

  4. Click the GREEN "TIMS Educator Online Certification System" box in the middle of the page.
    Indicates the link for educators to log in to TIMS

  5. Thoroughly review Help With TIMS self-help options.  Click the TIMS Log In link to access the online application system.
    Shows screen of TIMS selections (Help with TIMS, Login and Search for an Educator)


  6.  If you need to register for a username and password, click "Register" first.
  7. After registration, you would return to this page to enter your Username and Password and click "Login."
    Screenshot of the screen where first time users must establish a TIMS profile

  8. The first time you log in with your username and password, you will need to establish your TIMS profile.
    Screenshot of the screen where first time users must establish a TIMS profile
  9. You are now on your TIMS dashboard (homepage)!