Become a Teacher in Pennsylvania
The American Board can help you change careers and become a teacher in Pennsylvania. In November 2002, the Pennsylvania Department of Education approved the American Board as a route to full teacher licensure. The Pennsylvania Department of Education fully recognizes the American Board certification for all school districts and charter schools in the state.
Why Choose The American Board?
The American Board offers a flexible, affordable route to earn your Pennsylvania teaching certificate. You can complete our self-paced online program in less than one year, without quitting your job. On average, candidates take 8-10 months to complete the program. We provide a variety of resources to help prepare you for exams including online workshops, practice tests, and program support.
The American Board has issued more than 3500 certifications to date, with over 200 being issued in Pennsylvania.
With the American Board, you can earn your Pennsylvania teacher certification in a manner that is both cost-effective and efficient. The average cost for the American Board and post-certification requirements is between $5,000-8,000. Compare this to the $13,000-21,000 to obtain a two or four-year education degree in Pennsylvania.
The American Board is now a Workforce Investment Act approved vendor in Pennsylvania. You may use the American Board program to train for a career as a Mathematics teacher through WIA. Please check with your local career center to see if you are eligible for the WIA program.
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