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Contact Certification Staff

Please first review some frequently asked questions below or visit our Certification FAQs page for specific questions

Do you have a question about
how to apply for certification or your current application?

Send an email to: ra-edcertquestions@pa.gov and include the following in your message (where applicable):

  • Your full name
  • Your PPID number/date of birth
  • Your Application ID
  • A detailed description of your question

Do you have a question about
School Staffing and Certification Requirements?

For Use By School Districts and Employers.  Send an email to ra-edcertstaff@pa.gov and include the following in your message (where applicable):

  • Your full name and title
  • Your school district
  • Educator's PPID number
  • Course name/description
  • A detailed description of your question

Do you have a question about
higher education teacher preparation programs?

Send an email to ra-edprepprograms@pa.gov and include the following in your message (where applicable):

  • Your full name
  • Your college/university
  • A detailed description of your question

​You may also call the certification services team: 717-PA-TEACH (728-3224) or 717-787-3356. Please note: due to an extremely high call volume, we recommend you send an email.

We encourage you to visit our Certification FAQ page – you'll find answers to most of the questions the team receives, as well as other helpful information.



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