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Decision Point #6 – Certification

The culmination of a completing a teacher preparation program is to apply for your Pennsylvania Instructional I teaching certificate.

Certification Forms and Tracking

Certification Instructions

There are two forms that must be completed for PDE for you to be endorsed for certification. Be sure to read the forms carefully and have all original signatures.

Intern Teaching Certificate

The Teacher Intern Certification program at California University of Pennsylvania is reserved for individuals employed as a teacher in a public school district, state licensed child care center, or Intermediate Unit without a standard instructional certificate.  Their admission to this program permits the use of their employment setting to fulfill field placement requirements.