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Professional Development for Teachers

The Teacher’s Academy is among Pennsylvania’s top providers of professional development programs for teachers. We offer innovative online courses that are fully approved by the PA Department of Education to qualify for Act 48 hours. No matter where you are teaching in Pennsylvania, The Teacher’s Academy is a convenient and cost-effective resource to keep your professional certification active and provide you with the knowledge to better yourself as an educator.

Convenient, Relevant Courses

All of the courses that we offer are designed for teachers, by teachers, so we understand that the idea of fitting additional coursework into your busy schedule can be daunting. Thankfully, The Teacher’s Academy provides professional development courses for teachers without the hassle of meeting deadlines or even leaving your home. Since each course is downloadable, self-paced and does not require timed completion, you are free to work on them whenever you can find the time, whether it be during your prep period or during the holiday break. By designing the courses to be completed at your own pace, not only will they not add to your stress level, but they allow you to take your time and truly engage with the course, rather than rushing for a deadline.

Accredited Act 48 Hours

All of the professional teacher development courses provided by the Teacher’s Academy are approved for Act 48 hours in PA. This means that no matter what course you choose, it will contribute toward your 180 required hours for active certification as an educator. Whether you need 6 more hours or the full 180, we have courses that will suit your needs. Ranging from 3 hours to 18 hours and including all major subjects, you have the freedom to choose what type of course you want and how long it will take, putting you in complete control.

Here are just a few of the courses offered by The Teacher’s Academy:

Check out our Course Catalog for a full listing of courses.


In addition to the convenience of online courses with zero deadlines, we make it our goal to offer these 3, 6, 12, 15, and 18-hour courses for the lowest prices possible. The price of each course will reflect the length and amount of credits it is worth, but all are undeniably low when you consider the benefits that each has. Not only do we strive to eliminate all of the hassle from receiving your Act in 48 hours, but we provide courses that can have a lasting impact on you and your students.

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If you are an educator in the state of Pennsylvania working toward completing your required Act 48 hours, The Teacher’s Academy is here to help. We offer a wide range of courses that are designed by teachers to benefit their fellow educators. To learn more about our professional development programs or enroll in a course, contact us today!

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