Neshaminy School District

We Build Futures

PENNSYLVANIA CERTIFICATION
 
 
PROVISIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL I CERTIFICATE:
 
1.  Valid for a maximum of 6 years in Pennsylvania
2.  Service Time Definition:
  • Contract or long-term substitute employment.
  • Employee of PA public schools and some Pennsylvania approved private schools.
  • Working 1/2 semester (45 days) counts as a full semester of service.
  • Daily substitute service does not count.
PERMANENT/INSTRUCTIONAL II CERTIFICATE:
 
1.  Service Requirement:
  • Persons may apply after serving a minimum of 3 to maximum of 6 years.
  • Must obtain permanent certification prior to 6 years of service.
2.  Educational Requirement:
  • 24 semester hours beyond Bachelors.
  • Graduate, Undergraduate PDE approved in-service credits.
3.  Induction Program:
  • Requirement for those receiving Instructional I on June 1, 1987 or after.
  • Neshaminy Program consists of  mentoring, training sessions, meetings, workshops, etc.

For further information on obtaining Permanent Certification and/or to print application packet, please refer to:  http://www.teaching.state.pa.us/teaching/cwp/view.asp?A=15&Q=32476

 
Master's Equivalency Program
 
For information on Master's Equivalency requirements and/or to print application packet,
please refer to:
 
 
 
 
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