Act 48 Requirements
Certificated staff members should refer to the following Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) document detailing Act 48 professional development obligations.
Act 48 Questions and Answers - Click Here
Solo Act 48 Reporting Form - Click Here
Directions on how to acces your PPID # and PDE professional development - Click Here
Important Points Regarding Act 48 Compliance:
1. Act 48 credits earned through college coursework must be submitted to PDE by the awarding college or university. The school district may not award Act 48 credit for college coursework. Please contact your college or university's transcript office and instruct them to forward your transcripts to:
2. When attending school-based or district-level meetings, workshops, or other Act 48-eligible events, be sure to sign the Act 48 sign-in sheets provided by the event facilitator. These sign-in sheets are used to enter/upload Act 48 credits for event participants. Please note that some school-based and district-level meetings are not Act 48-eligible. Only those events that deal directly with issues related to curriculum, instruction, and student achievement are Act-48 eligible.
3. The Solo Act 48 Reporting Form should be used to submit Act 48 hours associated with any of the following. Completed forms should be submitted to Debbie Elias in the Center for Teaching and Learning.