Office of Teacher Certification (OTC)
Welcome to the Office of Teacher Certification! Our office is responsible for many functions that relate to current students and the support of our teacher-education programs. For example:
- We are the liaison to the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) (which includes TIMS, the PDE Program Major Review, Act 48 and Professional Development).
- We collect Clearances for all programs in which students go out to schools for experience.
- We place our students in field experiences including student/intern teaching experiences.
- We support the Student Teacher Orientations and host the Capstone Program.
Frequently needed forms: