College of

Office of Professional Certification

Welcome to the Office of Professional Certification!  Our office is responsible for many functions that relate to current students and the support of our teacher-education programs. 

For example:

  • We are the liaison to the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE)  (which includes TIMS, the PDE Program Major Review, Act 48 and Professional Development). 
  • We collect Clearances for all programs in which students go out to schools for experience. 
  • We place our students in field experiences including student/intern teaching experiences. 
  • We support the Student Teacher Orientations and host the Capstone Program. 

Frequently needed forms: