A smiling female student drips a chemical into a vial.A smiling female student drips a chemical into a vial.

U.S. Citizenship — A Requirement for Teacher Certification in Pennsylvania

A permanent Commonwealth of Pennsylvania teaching certificate will not be granted to any person who is not a citizen of the United States, and no provisional certificate may be granted to any person who is not a citizen or who has not declared in writing to the Pennsylvania Department of Education the intention of becoming a citizen.