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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 or call (717) PA-TEACH.

We highly recommend using Microsoft Edge or Mozilla Firefox to access TIMS. Chrome and Safari users experience technical difficulties.