Online Professional Development Pennsylvania Teachers

We have helped thousands of teachers in Pennsylvania meet the requirements outlined by Act 48 with flexible and affordable online courses for teachers.

Act 48 Requirements for Public School Teachers

To maintain an active teaching certificate in Pennsylvania, educators are required to fulfill continuing education criteria every five years. For Pennsylvania teaching license renewal, certified teachers must undertake either 6 collegiate credits or 180 professional development hours from an authorized provider.

The Teacher’s Academy, an Act 48-approved provider, offers the option for teachers to complete either 3 or the full 180 hours. Upon completing courses with The Teacher’s Academy, Act 48 hours are promptly uploaded for educators within a span of five to seven business days.

Requirements for PA Private School Teachers

In Pennsylvania, professional development requirements for private school teachers align with those in the public sector. Furthermore, educators in Christian schools affiliated with American Christian Schools International (ACSI) have additional obligations, including obtaining ACSI credits. As an approved provider, The Teacher’s Academy offers courses endorsed for non-biblical professional development, with credits promptly uploaded to ACSI upon course completion.

Accredited Act 48 Hour Courses

Discover a plethora of professional development courses approved for Act 48 hours in Pennsylvania at The Teacher’s Academy. Whether you need a few hours or the full 180 for certification renewal, our courses have you covered. Explore a selection of our offerings below:

Microsoft Word
for Educators

Mindfulness in

Internet Research,
Cyber Safety, & Social Media

Critical Thinking &
Literacy Strategies

Why Choose The Teacher’s Academy?

Approved Act 48 Hours: Our courses fulfill Act 48 requirements, providing you with the necessary hours for certification renewal. Whether you need a few hours or the full 180, we have you covered.

Convenience: Designed by educators, our online courses offer flexibility without deadlines. Accessible from anywhere, anytime, you can study at your own pace and schedule.

Affordability: We offer competitive prices for courses ranging from 3 to 18 hours, ensuring accessibility without compromising quality.

Tailored Learning: Our courses cover a variety of topics relevant to modern education, from Microsoft tools to mindfulness and cyber safety. Each course is crafted to enhance your teaching skills and benefit your students directly.

Seamless Process: Upon completion, we promptly upload your Act 48 hours to your professional account with the PA Department of Education within five to seven business days.

Customization: Many of our projects can be adapted for immediate use in your classroom, while others inspire future lesson plans, ensuring practicality and relevance.

Get Credit For Your Hard Work

Ready to claim the Act 48 Hours You Earned? Download our Request for Approval form!

Serving All Teachers

The Teachers Academy is the top choice for self-paced courses for teacher’s advancement in all regions of Pennsylvania:

  • Allegheny County
  • Bucks County
  • Erie County
  • Dauphin County
  • Lancaster County
  • Lehigh County
  • Montgomery County
  • Philadelphia County
  • Outside of PA? Visit our Find Your State page!

Keeping Up with State Teacher’s License Requirements

Although the Teacher’s Academy goes to great lengths to stay on top of the latest state regulations for teachers in each state, it is the responsibility of the teacher to understand the process for submission and approval of all professional development and licensing work, according to their state requirements.

Find Out How to Check Your PPID

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