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​Chapter 49 Implementation

On April 23, 2022, the final form amendments to Chapter 49: Certification of Professional Personnel became effective upon publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

The process began in November 2018 when Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera presented the recommendations to the State Board of Education. Read more about the background and history.

Immediate Implementation Items
Organized numerically by Chapter 49 section


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Items with a Longer Implementation Time Horizon
More information is forthcoming about the amendments related to the three sets of competencies [culturally responsive and sustaining education (CR-SE), professional ethics (PE), and structured literacy (SL) competencies] as well as changes to induction plans.