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Certification Staffing Policies (CSPGs)

The Certification and Staffing Policy Guidelines (CSPGs) provide guidance and clarification to educators regarding (1) the issuance of professional certificates, (2) the grade level and content scope of certificate subject areas and (3) the appropriate certificate for staffing professional positions in public schools.  In this section, you will find a valuable research guide for certificate eligibility as well as for proper staffing practices that achieve educational excellence in the schools of the Commonwealth.
Appropriate Certification in PennsylvaniaGeneral Certification Information6/16/2016 9:41 AM
Effective Dates for Certificate IssuanceGeneral Certification Information6/16/2016 10:35 AM
Validity of a PA CertificateGeneral Certification Information8/31/2018 10:52 AM
Evaluation for Certificate Eligibility by the BureauGeneral Certification Information6/16/2016 10:33 AM
Evaluation of Credentials for Individuals Prepared Outside of the United StatesGeneral Certification Information5/17/2017 8:40 AM
Level II (Permanent) CertificationGeneral Certification Information11/4/2016 11:08 AM
Continuing Professional DevelopmentGeneral Certification Information6/16/2016 10:33 AM
Experience Requirements for Initial Supervisory, Administrative Certificates and Letters of EligibilityGeneral Certification Information6/16/2016 10:33 AM
Letter of Equivalency for Master's Degree and Baccalaureate DegreeGeneral Certification Information6/16/2016 10:32 AM
Personal Information Changes for Certificate HoldersGeneral Certification Information6/16/2016 10:32 AM
Voluntary Deletion of Areas of CertificationGeneral Certification Information6/16/2016 10:32 AM
Emergency PermitsGeneral Certification Information5/2/2018 11:33 AM
Act 97 Waiver of CertificationGeneral Certification Information9/21/2016 1:37 PM
Policies Pertaining to Certificates No Longer IssuedGeneral Certification Information6/16/2016 10:33 AM
Release of Information from Official Certification RecordsGeneral Certification Information6/16/2016 10:33 AM
Interstate Certification AgreementGeneral Certification Information6/16/2016 10:33 AM
Credits Earned Through In-Service Education, by Examination and CEU'sGeneral Certification Information6/16/2016 10:33 AM
InductionGeneral Certification Information6/16/2016 10:33 AM
TestingGeneral Certification Information5/4/2017 12:27 PM
Appropriate Certification in Charter SchoolsGeneral Certification Information6/16/2016 10:33 AM
Vocational Emergency PermitsGeneral Certification Information5/17/2018 8:18 AM
AgricultureInstructional Certification6/28/2016 3:30 PM
ArtInstructional Certification6/28/2016 3:31 PM
BiologyInstructional Certification3/27/2017 10:21 AM
Business, Computer and Information TechnologyInstructional Certification6/28/2016 3:32 PM
ChemistryInstructional Certification3/27/2017 10:21 AM
Citizenship EducationInstructional Certification6/28/2016 3:33 PM
CommunicationsInstructional Certification6/28/2016 3:33 PM
Cooperative EducationInstructional Certification6/28/2016 3:34 PM
Driver's/Safety EducationInstructional Certification6/28/2016 3:34 PM
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