Please review the out-of-state certification routes outlined below and select the link that best applies to you to obtain information on Pennsylvania certification requirements, how to apply for certification, etc.:
I have a valid
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards or National Association of School Psychologists Credential comparable to a Pennsylvania certificate in subject and grade level scope
I have an
active/valid professional level out-of-state certificate with two (2) years of successful experience in the area for which I am applying (instructional, educational specialist, supervisory, and administrative certification areas only)
I completed an
approved preparation program outside of Pennsylvania
For candidates who completed an approved program outside of PA who currently hold a professional level out-of-state certificate but do not have two (2) years of experience in the area for which they are applying.
educated outside of the United States
administrative, supervisory, or superintendent credentials
View answers to frequently asked questions from applicants prepared outside of Pennsylvania
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Ensure graduates of Pennsylvania’s high schools are career ready.
Improve access, affordability, and completion in postsecondary education and training.