How do I contact PA Department of Education?

How do I contact PA Department of Education?

For additional information, contact the Pennsylvania Department of Education School Services Office at 717-783-3750 (phone) or [email protected]

Who is the PA Secretary of Education?

Noe Ortega
Noe Ortega was nominated to serve as Secretary of Education in October 2020 and confirmed by the Senate on June 22, 2021. Prior to his nomination, he had served as the Deputy Secretary and Commissioner for the Office of Postsecondary and Higher Education (OPHE) at the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE).

Where is the PA Department of Education?

As the state education agency, its activities are directed by the governor appointed Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Education. The agency is headquartered at 333 Market Street in Harrisburg.

What is the PA standard application?

Standard Application for Teaching Positions in Pennsylvania Public Schools. Act 107 of 1996 (24 P.S. §12-1204.1) requires that a standard employment application be used by public school districts in Pennsylvania.

How do I check my act 48 hours?

Checking your accrued Act 48 hours is a simple two-step process. Visit the Pennsylvania Education Record Management System (PERMS) website at

How do I renew my pa teaching certificate?

Act 48 requires that an educator complete any of the following in order to maintain a valid teaching certificate:

  1. Six credits of collegiate study;
  2. Six in-service credits, as approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education;
  3. 180 hours of continuing education programs, through a PDE-approved provider;

What does the Department of Education do?

The U.S. Department of Education is the agency of the federal government that establishes policy for, administers and coordinates most federal assistance to education. It assists the president in executing his education policies for the nation and in implementing laws enacted by Congress.

What are the most important qualities of an outstanding educator?

An exceptional educator must be flexible, creative, responsible, and caring. To meet these criteria, the educator must be a lifelong learner, must have the ability to deliver instruction to a diversified audience, and must know how to listen.

What is standard application?

A standard application form is a method some companies use for recruitment. It is a generic from which gives the employer an overview of you as an applicant. It asks the questions which appear in most application forms. Download the standard application template below to let you familiarise yourself with the layout.

How do you submit hours to Act 48?

Requesting Act 48 Hours / Credits via is very easy! What is Your request will be sent to the Provider. After the Provider verifies that the hours/credits were completed, the Provider will submit your hours/credits to the PA Department of Education Records Management Site.