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Administrative, Supervisory and Superintendent

Frequently Asked Questions

​General Qualification Questions



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Which Administrative certificate do I select in TIMS?

What documents are needed for an Administrative or Supervisory certificate application? 

I took an administrative/supervisory test in my state.  Do I still need the Pennsylvania test?

What additional coursework or experience is required if I hold a Pennsylvania Principal certificate and want to obtain a Career and Technical Administrative Director certificate or vice versa?

Will Pennsylvania accept my out-of-state Administrative or Supervisory certification program under the NASDTEC interstate certification agreement?

​Will Pennsylvania accept my out-of-state Administrative or Supervisory certification program if the state where I completed the program does not participate in the NASDTEC interstate certification agreement?

​Service Requirement Questions



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What experience counts towards the required five years of experience for Supervisor of Pupil Personnel Services?

What experience counts towards the required five years of experience for Supervisor of a Single Subject area?

What experience is accepted for initial administrative certification?

What experience counts towards the four years of experience required for a Commission Qualification Letter?

What is the experience requirement of the Letter of Eligibility?

​Alternate Route - Administrative Provisional I Questions



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What are the requirements for the Administrative Provisional certificate?

What are the requirements to convert my Administrative Provisional I to an Administrative (Career and Technical Director) or Administrative I (Principal) certificate?

How do I convert my Administrative Provisional I to an Administrative (Career and Technical Director) or Administrative I (Principal) certificate?

​Level II Administrative Questions



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I submitted my TIMS application for a Level II Administrative certificate.  Do I need to send transcripts?

How do I report completion of my PIL Induction? 

Are there Level II requirements for the Career and Technical  Administrative Director (Type 78)?