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Select " Current Student" if you have an active Penn State Access Account and know your user ID and password.
Select "Former Student"if you do not have an active Penn State Access Account.
Every five years, educators must complete either:
Penn State University is an approved provider for both credit courses and noncredit programs. Our diverse offerings, locations, and delivery modes will help you meet Act 48 requirements while satisfying your learning and lifestyle needs.The University serves many educators across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. These students are enrolling in many diverse courses offered by Penn State, ranging from workshops to in-class instruction. Many of these courses are offered for college credit. Other courses do not qualify for college credit, but may qualify for Act 48 development.
You can view your Act 48 continuing education progress and obtain more detailed information on the Pennsylvania Department of Education Web site.
Credit courses that were completed after January 1, 2000 and noncredit programs that were attended after June 1, 2000 are eligible for meeting Act 48 requirements, if taken from an approved provider. Only courses taken after you have been certified will qualify to fulfill Act 48 requirements. To ensure that a particular course or program will meet Act 48 requirements for you, please check with your school employer or if you are not currently employed as an educator in Pennsylvania, contact the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE).