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Tuesday, July 25

  1. page TC HS art-music edited ... NAfME's website (National Association for Music Education) Education Degree (Art and Music Se…
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    NAfME's website (National Association for Music Education)
    Education Degree (Art and Music Search Engine)
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    preparation program, be prepared to meetcomplete the state requirements:following:
    (1) A state-approved teacher education program that includes a student teaching (for instructional certificates) or field experience (for administrative certificates such as principal or vocational director and educational specialist certificates such as school counselor, school nurse, etc.).
    (2) The Pre-service Academic Performance Assessment (PAPA) Reading, Writing, Mathematics and the correct content assessments as indicated on the Testing Requirements webpage.
    (3) Application materials documenting that all certification requirements have been met.

    Broad Requirements for Instructional and Educational Specialist Certifications
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    certificate requested.
    Completion of an approved program of study leading to certification in the area of certificate requested:
    State-approved teacher education program completion, including a supervised student teaching experience, leading to a comparable certificate.
    Affirmation/recommendation of successful completion from the certification officer at the college/university/educational entity on an application form designated by the Bureau or through the Teacher Information Management System (TIMS) for provisioned users in TIMS.
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    be required.
    Hold a 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA): A 3.0 overall cumulative GPA as noted on Bachelor's or Master's transcript is required for an initial certificate in Pennsylvania. Active/valid out-of-state instructional certificate holders, with two (2) years of successful classroom experience will not be evaluated for the 3.0 GPA requirement.
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    completed through TIMS.TIMS (Teacher Information Management System).
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    equivalent GPA.
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    on GPA.
    A list of frequently asked questions regarding the GPA-Praxis testing requirements can be found under Frequently Asked Questions.

    Successful completion of Pennsylvania required tests: All candidates for certification must meet the qualifying score for all applicable tests at the time their application for certification is received by the Bureau of School Leadership and Teacher Quality. The required tests and qualifying scores may change as tests are reviewed and updated. Additional information regarding test score validity may be found in CSPG 21 - Testing.
    A list of frequently asked questions regarding the GPA-Praxis testing requirements can be found under Frequently Asked Questions.
    Identify the certificate type (see Types of Certificates in Pennsylvania) in which you are interested and then refer to the Testing Requirements by Certificate Type (PDF) document to identify tests needed.
    NOTE: Active/valid out-of-state instructional certificate holders, with two (2) years of successful classroom experience do not need to take the pre-professional skills test (PAPA), but must complete the content area test for the certification area requested.
    Test codes, vendors and cut scores required for certification can be found on the Certification Testing and Scores (PDF) document.
    Meet all Pennsylvania requirements related to citizenship, moral, ethical and physical/mental fitness.
    minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
    6 semester hour credits of college-level mathematics
    3 semester hour credits of college-level English composition
    3 semester hour credits of college-level English/America literature

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  2. page TC HS art-music edited ... Private College and University Bolded institutions offer an intern certification program for …
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    Private College and University
    Bolded institutions offer an intern certification program for people with a degree in a field related to the desired certification (e.g. someone with a music performance degree who would like to become a music educator or someone with a degree in studio art who would like to become an art educator).
    Or, if you'reIf you are interested in
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    of state, you can find information about schools offering music education programs at NAfME's website.use the following sites:
    NAfME's website (National Association for Music Education)
    Education Degree (Art and Music Search Engine)

    2. Once in a teacher preparation program, be prepared to meet the state requirements:
    Broad Requirements for Instructional and Educational Specialist Certifications
    Hold a Bachelor's Degree: Baccalaureate degree awarded (either prior to admission to the program or as part of the program) or for vocational subject areas, two years of full-time wage earning experience in the area of the certificate requested.
    Completion of an approved program of study leading to certification in the area of certificate requested:
    State-approved teacher education program completion, including a supervised student teaching experience, leading to a comparable certificate.
    Affirmation/recommendation of successful completion from the certification officer at the college/university/educational entity on an application form designated by the Bureau or through the Teacher Information Management System (TIMS) for provisioned users in TIMS.
    For active/valid out-of-state instructional certificate holders, with two (2) years of successful classroom experience, program verification will not be needed. A copy of your certificate and verification of the two years of experience will be required.
    Hold a 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA): A 3.0 overall cumulative GPA as noted on Bachelor's or Master's transcript is required for an initial certificate in Pennsylvania. Active/valid out-of-state instructional certificate holders, with two (2) years of successful classroom experience will not be evaluated for the 3.0 GPA requirement.
    The cumulative GPA must be indicated on the college transcript. If it is not indicated on the college transcript, the overall GPA may be supplied in a letter from the college or university for out-of-state applicants. For applicants completing their program through a Pennsylvania entity approved to offer the program, the affirmation/verification should be completed through TIMS.
    NOTE: All references to a GPA are relative to a 4.0 scale. Applicants with credits on other scales must have the equivalent GPA.
    Please refer to Certification Testing and Scores (PDF) for further information on GPA.
    A list of frequently asked questions regarding the GPA-Praxis testing requirements can be found under Frequently Asked Questions.
    Successful completion of Pennsylvania required tests: All candidates for certification must meet the qualifying score for all applicable tests at the time their application for certification is received by the Bureau of School Leadership and Teacher Quality. The required tests and qualifying scores may change as tests are reviewed and updated. Additional information regarding test score validity may be found in CSPG 21 - Testing.
    Identify the certificate type (see Types of Certificates in Pennsylvania) in which you are interested and then refer to the Testing Requirements by Certificate Type (PDF) document to identify tests needed.
    NOTE: Active/valid out-of-state instructional certificate holders, with two (2) years of successful classroom experience do not need to take the pre-professional skills test (PAPA), but must complete the content area test for the certification area requested.
    Test codes, vendors and cut scores required for certification can be found on the Certification Testing and Scores (PDF) document.
    Meet all Pennsylvania requirements related to citizenship, moral, ethical and physical/mental fitness.

    minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
    6 semester hour credits of college-level mathematics
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    Philadelphia
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    Clarks Summit
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    Lebanon
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    Lincoln University
    Lincoln University
    Chester
    State-Related Commonwealth University

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    Philadelphia
    Private State-Aided Institution
    ValleyUniversity of Valley Forge Christian College
    Phoenixville
    Chester
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Monday, July 24

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    Private College and University
    Music PK-12
    Bloomsburg University of PA
    Bloomsburg
    Columbia
    State University
    Bucknell University
    Lewisburg
    Union
    Private College and University
    Cairn University
    Langhorne
    Bucks
    Private College and University
    Carnegie-Mellon University
    Pittsburgh
    Allegheny
    Private College and University
    Chestnut Hill College
    Philadelphia
    Philadelphia
    Private College and University
    Clarion University of PA/Main
    Clarion
    Clarion
    State University
    Clarks Summit
    Clarks Summit
    Lackawanna
    Private College and University
    Duquesne University
    Pittsburgh
    Allegheny
    Private College and University
    Eastern University
    St Davids
    Delaware
    Private College and University
    Edinboro University of PA
    Edinboro
    Erie
    State University
    Elizabethtown College
    Elizabethtown
    Lancaster
    Private College and University
    Geneva College
    Beaver Falls
    Beaver
    Private College and University
    Gettysburg College
    Gettysburg
    Adams
    Private College and University
    Grove City College
    Grove City
    Mercer
    Private College and University
    Immaculata University
    Immaculata
    Chester
    Private College and University
    Indiana University of PA/Main
    Indiana
    Indiana
    State University
    Kutztown University of PA
    Kutztown
    Berks
    State University
    Lancaster Bible College
    Lancaster
    Lancaster
    Private College and University
    Lebanon Valley College
    Annville
    Lebanon
    Private College and University
    Lincoln University
    Lincoln University
    Chester
    State-Related Commonwealth University
    Lock Haven University
    Lock Haven
    Clinton
    State University
    Lycoming College
    Williamsport
    Lycoming
    Private College and University
    Mansfield University of PA
    Mansfield
    Tioga
    State University
    Marywood University
    Scranton
    Lackawanna
    Private College and University
    Mercyhurst College
    Erie
    Erie
    Private College and University
    Messiah College
    Mechanicsburg
    Cumberland
    Private College and University
    Millersville University of PA
    Millersville
    Lancaster
    State University
    Moravian College/Theological Seminary
    Bethlehem
    Northampton
    Private College and University
    Pennsylvania State University/Main
    University Park
    Centre
    State-Related Commonwealth University
    Seton Hill University
    Greensburg
    Westmoreland
    Private College and University
    Slippery Rock University of PA
    Slippery Rock
    Butler
    State University
    Susquehanna University
    Selinsgrove
    Snyder
    Private College and University
    Temple University/Main
    Philadelphia
    Philadelphia
    State-Related Commonwealth University
    University of the Arts (The)
    Philadelphia
    Philadelphia
    Private State-Aided Institution
    Valley Forge Christian College
    Phoenixville
    Chester
    Private College and University
    West Chester University of PA
    West Chester
    Chester
    State University
    Westminster College
    New Wilmington
    Lawrence
    Private College and University
    Wilkes University
    Wilkes-Barre
    Luzerne
    Private College and University
    York College of PA
    York
    York
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    Allegheny
    Private College and University
    Edinboro University of PA
    Edinboro
    Erie
    State University
    Elizabethtown College
    Elizabethtown
    Lancaster
    Private College and University
    Holy Family University
    Philadelphia
    Philadelphia
    Private College and University
    Indiana University of PA/Main
    Indiana
    Indiana
    State University
    Keystone College
    La Plume
    Lackawanna
    Private College and University
    Kutztown University of PA
    Kutztown
    Berks
    State University
    Lebanon Valley College
    Annville
    Lebanon
    Private College and University
    Lycoming College
    Williamsport
    Lycoming
    Private College and University
    Mansfield University of PA
    Mansfield
    Tioga
    State University
    Marywood University
    Scranton
    Lackawanna
    Private College and University
    Mercyhurst College
    Erie
    Erie
    Private College and University
    Messiah College
    Mechanicsburg
    Cumberland
    Private College and University
    Millersville University of PA
    Millersville
    Lancaster
    State University
    Moore College
    Philadelphia
    Philadelphia
    Private College and University
    Moravian College/Theological Seminary
    Bethlehem
    Northampton
    Private College and University
    Pennsylvania State University/Main
    University Park
    Centre
    State-Related Commonwealth University
    Rosemont College
    Rosemont
    Montgomery
    Private College and University
    Saint Joseph's University
    Philadelphia
    Philadelphia
    Private College and University
    Saint Vincent College
    Latrobe
    Westmoreland
    Private College and University
    Seton Hill University
    Greensburg
    Westmoreland
    Private College and University
    Shippensburg University
    Shippensburg
    Cumberland
    State University
    Temple University/Main
    Philadelphia
    Philadelphia
    State-Related Commonwealth University
    University of the Arts (The)
    Philadelphia
    Philadelphia
    Private State-Aided Institution
    Washington & Jefferson College
    Washington
    Washington
    Private College and University
    Waynesburg University
    Waynesburg
    Greene
    Private College and University
    Wilkes University
    Wilkes-Barre
    Luzerne
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    Montgomery
    Private College and University
    Bucknell University
    Lewisburg
    Union
    Private College and University
    California University of PA
    California
    Washington
    State University
    Carlow University
    Pittsburgh
    Allegheny
    Private College and University
    Chatham University
    Pittsburgh
    Allegheny
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    County
    College Category
    Albright College
    Reading
    Berks
    Private College and University
    Arcadia University
    Glenside
    Montgomery
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Sunday, July 16

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    Teacher Certification - High school students or graduates without a bachelor's degree
    The information contained here is for informational purposes only. For the most up-to-date information, please contact PDE's Bureau of School Leadership and Teacher Quality at (717) 787-3356.
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    programs in art and music, many of which are art education and music education programs.education.
    Art K-12
    Music K-12
    Albright College, Reading
    Arcadia University, Glenside
    Bucknell University, Lewisburg
    California
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    City
    County
    College Category
    Reading
    Berks
    Private College and
    University of PA, California
    Carlow University, Pittsburgh
    Chatham University, Pittsburgh
    Edinboro

    Glenside
    Montgomery
    Private College and
    University of PA, Edinboro
    Holy Family University, Philadelphia
    Indiana

    Lewisburg
    Union
    Private College and
    University of PA/Main, Indiana
    Keystone College, La

    California
    Washington
    State University
    Pittsburgh
    Allegheny
    Private College and University
    Pittsburgh
    Allegheny
    Private College and University
    Edinboro
    Erie
    State University
    Elizabethtown
    Lancaster
    Private College and University
    Philadelphia
    Philadelphia
    Private College and University
    Indiana
    Indiana
    State University
    La
    Plume
    Kutztown

    Lackawanna
    Private College and
    University of PA, Kutztown
    Lebanon Valley College, Annville
    Lycoming College, Williamsport
    Mansfield

    Kutztown
    Berks
    State
    University of PA, Mansfield
    Marywood University, Scranton
    Mercyhurst College, Erie
    Messiah College, Grantham
    Millersville

    Annville
    Lebanon
    Private College and
    University of PA, Millersville
    Moore College, Philadelphia
    Moravian College/Theological Seminary, Bethlehem
    Pennsylvania State University/Main, State

    Williamsport
    Lycoming
    Private
    College
    Rosemont College, Rosemont
    Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia
    Saint Vincent College, Latrobe
    Seton Hill University, Greensburg
    Shippensburg University, Shippensburg
    Temple University/Main, Philadelphia
    University of the Arts (The), Philadelphia
    Washington & Jefferson College, Washington
    Waynesburg University, Waynesburg
    Baptist Bible
    and University
    Mansfield
    Tioga
    State University
    Scranton
    Lackawanna
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    College (Clarks Summit U), Clarks Summitand University
    Erie
    Erie
    Private College and University
    Mechanicsburg
    Cumberland
    Private College and University
    Millersville
    Lancaster
    State University
    Philadelphia
    Philadelphia
    Private College and University
    Bethlehem
    Northampton
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    University Park
    Centre
    State-Related Commonwealth University
    Rosemont
    Montgomery
    Private College and University
    Philadelphia
    Philadelphia
    Private College and University
    Latrobe
    Westmoreland
    Private College and University
    Greensburg
    Westmoreland
    Private College and University
    Shippensburg
    Cumberland
    State University
    Philadelphia
    Philadelphia
    State-Related Commonwealth University
    Philadelphia
    Philadelphia
    Private State-Aided Institution
    Washington
    Washington
    Private College and University
    Waynesburg
    Greene
    Private College and University
    Wilkes-Barre
    Luzerne
    Private College and University
    Music PK-12

    Bloomsburg
    Columbia
    State
    University of PA, Bloomsburg
    Bucknell University, Lewisburg
    Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh
    Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia
    Clarion

    Lewisburg
    Union
    Private College and
    University of PA/Main, Clarion
    Duquesne University, Pittsburgh
    Eastern University, St.

    Langhorne
    Bucks
    Private College and University
    Pittsburgh
    Allegheny
    Private College and University
    Philadelphia
    Philadelphia
    Private College and University
    Clarion
    Clarion
    State University
    Clarks Summit
    Lackawanna
    Private College and University
    Pittsburgh
    Allegheny
    Private College and University
    St
    Davids
    Edinboro

    Delaware
    Private College and
    University of PA, Edinboro
    Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown
    Geneva College, Beaver

    Edinboro
    Erie
    State University
    Elizabethtown
    Lancaster
    Private College and University
    Beaver
    Falls
    Gettysburg College, Gettysburg
    Grove

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    Private College and University
    Gettysburg
    Adams
    Private College and University
    Grove
    City College, Grove City
    Immaculata University, Immaculata
    Indiana

    Mercer
    Private College and University
    Immaculata
    Chester
    Private College and University
    Indiana
    Indiana
    State University
    Kutztown
    Berks
    State University
    Lancaster
    Lancaster
    Private College and University
    Annville
    Lebanon
    Private College and
    University of PA/Main, Indiana
    Kutztown

    Lincoln
    University of PA, Kutztown
    Lancaster Bible College, Lancaster
    Lebanon Valley College, Annville
    Lincoln University, Lincoln

    Chester
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    University
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    Haven University, Lock Haven
    Lycoming College, Williamsport
    Mansfield

    Clinton
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    University of PA, Mansfield
    Marywood University, Scranton
    Mercyhurst College, Erie
    Messiah College, Grantham
    Millersville

    Williamsport
    Lycoming
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    University of PA, Millersville
    Moravian College/Theological Seminary, Bethlehem
    Philadelphia Biblical

    Mansfield
    Tioga
    State
    University (Cairn University), Langhorne
    Pennsylvania State University/Main, State

    Scranton
    Lackawanna
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    College
    Seton Hill University, Greensburg
    Slippery Rock
    and University of PA, Slippery
    Erie
    Erie
    Private College and University
    Mechanicsburg
    Cumberland
    Private College and University
    Millersville
    Lancaster
    State University
    Bethlehem
    Northampton
    Private College and University
    University Park
    Centre
    State-Related Commonwealth University
    Greensburg
    Westmoreland
    Private College and University
    Slippery
    Rock
    Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove
    Temple University/Main, Philadelphia
    University of the Arts (The), Philadelphia
    Univ. of Valley Forge (Valley Forge Christian College), Phoenixville
    West Chester

    Butler
    State
    University of PA, West
    Selinsgrove
    Snyder
    Private College and University
    Philadelphia
    Philadelphia
    State-Related Commonwealth University
    Philadelphia
    Philadelphia
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    Phoenixville
    Chester
    Private College and University
    West
    Chester
    Westminster College, New

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    Wilmington
    York

    Lawrence
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    College of PA, Yorkand University
    Wilkes-Barre
    Luzerne
    Private College and University
    York
    York
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    Bolded institutions offer an intern certification program for people with a degree in a field related to the desired certification (e.g. someone with a music performance degree who would like to become a music educator or someone with a degree in studio art who would like to become an art educator).
    Or, if you're interested in a school out of state, you can find information about schools offering music education programs at NAfME's website.
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    York College of PA, York
    Bolded institutions offer an intern certification program for people with a degree in a field related to the desired certification (e.g. someone with a music performance degree who would like to become a music educator or someone with a degree in studio art who would like to become an art educator).
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    programs at MENC'sNAfME's website.
    2. Once in a teacher preparation program, be prepared to meet the state requirements:
    minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
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