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Certificate Information

Professionals who have:

* completed three (3) years of satisfactory service,a Pennsylvania Department of Education-approved induction program & have twenty-four (24) postgraduate credits on an Instructional I certificate and wish to apply for their Instructional II certificate

OR

* completed a Masters Degree program & wish to advance on the "plus" salary scale are required to contact Cindy Sparks, Human Resources, to obtain further instructions.

THE APPLICATION FOR AN INSTRUCTIONAL II CERTIFICATE MUST BE COMPLETED ON PDE'S WEBSITE, VIA THE TIMS HEADING.

THE APPLICATION FOR ADVANCEMENT ON THE "PLUS" SALARY SCALE MUST BE COMPLETED ON-LINE.  CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE APPLICATION FOR SALARY MOVEMENT.
Approval of Tuition Reimbursement
PROCEDURE TO APPLY FOR APPROVAL

To apply for tuition reimbursement, please read instructions carefully.  Click this link to access the application.
 
 
  • A copy of the course description and/or course syllabus, as well as any additional information which you would like to be considered by the Superintendent must be included with this request.
  • All tuition reimbursement requests must be submitted at least 2 weeks in advance of the start of the course.
  • A copy of the College/University’s Acceptance Letter for a Master’s Program/Doctoral Program must be provided with the first request for approval of a course in that program. 
Step Movement

GUIDELINES FOR SALARY MOVEMENT

The District will approve salary increases as requirements are met enabling movement on the salary scale. Follow the procedures outlined below.

Level II (Permanent Certification)
  • Click on the link at the top of this page to access the “Application For Salary Movement.”
  • When completing the application, be sure to include the following...
  • Name, Grade or Subject Assignment, and School.
  • Check “Level II Salary Movement”.
 
 
  • For the Level II application, you must now go to PDE’s website, log in, open the TIMS folder, and proceed to apply for your permanent certificate through PDE.
  • Send a copy (via interschool mail) of the Level II certificate to the Department of Human Resources when approved by PDE in order to complete the salary change.

MASTER’S DEGREE
  • Click on the link at the top of this page to access the “Application For Salary Movement.”
  • Complete the application.
  • Include your Name, Grade or Subject Assignment, and School.
  • Check “Master’s Degree Movement”
  • See PDF workflow Instructions from above to submit.
  • Send a copy of the actual Master’s Degree to the Department of Human Resources when received in order to complete the salary change.

Master’s Degree Plus 15, 30, 45, or 60
  • Click on the link at the top of this page to access the “Application For Salary Movement.”
  • Complete the application.
  • Include your Name, Grade or Subject Assignment, and School.
  • Complete the information requested pertaining to the courses you completed in order to earn the additional 15 credits toward salary change.
  • Include in-service credits and information if applicable.
  • See PDF workflow Instructions from above to submit.
  • To complete the process, send original transcripts for the required 15 credits to the Department of Human Resources.