Professional Education and Teacher Quality (Educator Preparation)
Program Framework Guidelines and Rubrics
The program approval process is based upon general and subject-specific guidelines, rather than a minimum number of credits, set by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) and implemented by the preparing institution.
Program Framework Guidelines and Rubrics established by PDE.
Institutional Program Approval
Designed to provide resources for approved program providers, the links below offer instructions, training videos, manuals, and other helpful materials.
Program Review Materials
For questions regarding education preparation programs and becoming certified in Pennsylvania email RA-EDPREPPROGRAMS@pa.gov