List of Credential Types, Subject Area Codes and
Major Subject Areas and Codes

Instructions: Identify the certificate type, subject area and major subject area for which you plan to apply before entering the online PDEMySuite/TIMS system.

Instructional Certificates – Code 61 - Teachers
Subject CodeSubject AreaMajor Subject area and code
1405Art Education PK-1213.1302 – Art Teacher Ed
1603Business, Computer and Information Technology PK-1213.1303 – Business Teacher Ed
2361Cooperative Education 7-1213.1205 – Secondary Ed/Teaching
3230English 7-1213.1305 – English Teacher Ed
4410French PK-1213.1325 - French Language Teacher Ed
4420German PK-1213.1326 – German Language Teacher Ed
4470Portuguese PK-1213-1306 – Foreign Language Teacher Ed
4490Spanish PK-1213.1330 – Spanish Language Teacher Ed
3100-9Grades 4-8 Language Arts13.1305 – English Teacher Ed
3100-01Grades 4-8 Mathematics13.1311 – Mathematics teacher Ed
3100-05Grades 4-8 Sciences13.1316 – Science Teacher Ed
3100-08Grades 4-8 Social Studies13.1318 – Social Studies Ed
2825Grades Pre- Kindergarten - 413.1210 – Early Childhood Ed
4805Health and Physical Education PK-1213.1314 – Physical Ed. Teaching and Coaching
1666Marketing Education PK-1213.1303 – Business Teacher Ed
6800Mathematics 7-1213.1311 – Mathematics Teacher Ed
7205Music Education PK-1213.1312 - Music Teacher Ed
7650Reading Specialist13.1315 - Reading Teacher Ed
8405Biology 7-1213.1322 - Biology Teacher Ed
8420Chemistry 7-1213.1323 – Chemistry Teacher Ed
8440Earth and Space 7-1213.1337 – Earth Science Teacher Ed
8450General Science 7-1213.1316 – Science Teacher Ed
8470Physics 7-1213.1329 – Physics Teacher Ed
8875Social Studies 7-1213.1318 – Social Studies Teacher Ed
9226Special Education PK-813.1017 – Teach Elementary SPED
9227Special Education 7-1213.1019 – Teach Secondary SPED
9265Special Education - Speech and Language Impaired PK-1213.1012 – Education of Speech Impaired
6075Technology Education PK-1213.1321 – Computer Teacher Ed
Educational Specialist Certificates - Code 31 – Support personnel – applicants must complete a PDE approved program
Subject CodeSubject AreaMajor Subject area and code
1839Specialist - Elementary and Secondary School Counselor PK-1213-1101 – Counselor Ed
1825Specialist - Instructional Technology PK-1213-1321 – Computer Teacher Ed
1875Specialist - School Psychologist PK-1213-0601 – Ed Eval/Research
Program Specialist Certificates - Code 86 – applicants must complete a PDE approved ESL program
Subject CodeSubject AreaMajor Subject area and code
4499Program Specialist – English as a Second Language PK-12 (ESL)13-1401 - TESOL
Endorsements – Code 58 – intended to improve a teacher’s skills – applicants must complete a PDE approved program
Subject CodeSubject AreaMajor Subject area and code
1180Autism Spectrum Disorders PK-1213-1013 – Ed./Teach of Individuals with Autism
1189Gifted PK-1213-1004 – Ed of Gifted and Talented
1190Theatre PK-1213-1324 – Drama and Dance Teacher Ed
Administrative Certificates Administrative 1 – Principal – Code 75
Subject CodeSubject AreaMajor Subject area and code
1115School Admin. - Principal PK-1213-0401 – Ed Leadership and Admin
Letter of Eligibility – Code 90
Subject CodeSubject AreaMajor Subject area and code
1150Superintendent PK-1213-0411 - Superintendency/Educ Adm