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​Valid Versus Active

​Level I to Level II
​Act 48 Continuing Education
  • Instructional I and Ed Specialist I certificates are valid for 6 years of actual service, not calendar years
    (See CSPG #3 and CSPG #7)
  • 24 credits earned after the initial bachelor's degree
  • PDE Approved Induction
  • Satisfactory Assessments
  • No Notice to Educator
  • Penalty – lapsed certificate
  • 5 calendar years from date initial certificate issued
  • 6 credits = 180 hours CE
  • Credits:
    • 2- or 4-year college
    • IU credits
    • In-service hours from approved providers
  • Notice at 4- and 5-year marks
  • Penalty – inactive certificate

Level II Certification FAQ’s

ACT 48 FAQ’s