The Veterans/Military Education Division of the Pennsylvania Department of Education has
been designated by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as the State Approving
Agency for Training of Veterans/Eligible persons and reservists
in the field of institutional
training, correspondence training, flight training, apprenticeship
training, and other on-the-job
training under the provisions of Chapters 30, 32,
33, 34, 35 and 36 of Title 38, United States Code,
Chapters 1606 and 1607 of Title 10, United States Code.
To insure every veteran/eligible
person and reservist a full and fair opportunity to reach his
or her full potential.
To confine educational benefits to serious
programs of education, training, and testing.
To assure quality instruction and ethical administration for every veteran/eligible person and
reservist who enters an approved
educational or training program.
- To protect state prerogatives and
shield institutions and training establishments from direct
- To increase the awareness of every veteran/eligible person and reservist concerning the full
range of both educational and training opportunities available in the Commonwealth.
- To assist the Department of Veterans Affairs in preventing fraud, waste, and abuse in the administration of the
The Division of Veterans/Military Education,
officially known as
the Pennsylvania State
Approving Agency, is administratively located within the Pennsylvania Department of
Education, Bureau of Postsecondary and Adult Education, 333 Market Street, 12th Floor, Harrisburg, PA,
17126-0333; with a field office located in Pittsburgh.
The State Approving Agency in Pennsylvania is
100 percent Federally
Funded and we operate
under an annual reimbursement contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs.