Sending Electronic Transcripts to the PA Department of Education
If your full name on your transcript matches your full name in your TIMS profile, your transcript can be sent electronically to PDE directly from your college/university.
To send electronic transcripts to the Division of Certification Services in support of a certification application review, request that the transcript provider email them to
email@example.com. If your full name on your transcript is different than your full name in your TIMS profile (ex. you got married and have a new last name), you must submit a paper copy of your transcript in a college/university-sealed envelope, along with a copy of your TIMS application cover sheet.
To send electronic transcripts to the Act 48 Office for credit towards your Act 48 requirement (for out of state credits only as instate credits must be uploaded directly into PERMS by the college registrar), request that the transcript provider email them to
NOTE: When ordering through the transcript provider, do not select Pennsylvania Department of Education from their search menu. Instead select “Enter Recipient Manually” and type in the corresponding email from above.