Pennsylvania - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Educator Licensure Policy

Educator Licensure Policy
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In order to become a certified teacher in Pennsylvania, an applicant must pass the Praxis I & the Praxis II (Praxis Series).


In order to obtain a Pennsylvania teaching license, an applicant must meet, but is not always limited to, the following requirements: must have at least a BA Degree, completed a Pennsylvania approved teacher education program, and received passing scores on the required assessments. All state licenses are accepted except IA, MN, MO, SD, and WI.

Adopting Authority: 
State Department of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
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