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TIMS Educator Online Certification System

TIMS User Guide

Welcome to the Division of Certification Services User Guide for TIMS! TIMS, the Teacher Information Management System, is a one-stop shop that offers a variety of certification functions for educators, school administrators, and the public. If you are accessing TIMS as a Personal User, you can apply for a certification, view and update your personal information, print a copy of your certificate, and complete additional functions as a current or future educator.

Please review the information below to guide you through submitting an application in TIMS. If you have any additional questions, please email our office at RA-EDCertQuestions@pa.gov or call (717) PA-TEACH.

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