Applicants prepared at a different PA institution cannot be recommended for a PA certificate by Temple University.  Please contact the relevant institution’s Certifying Office for a recommendation from a different institution.

If you completed a Temple educator preparation program and now wish to get certified in another state, please contact the Certifying Agency in that state’s Department of Education for information about their certification requirements and process. For information on Interstate certification visit the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification 

If you were prepared in another state or country and now wish to obtain PA certification, please contact the Pennsylvania Department of Education for information. For additional information, see PDE's Out of State requirements

If you require any forms to be completed by Temple’s Certification Office then please mail them to us with the address to which we should send the completed form(s). 

Certification Office

Temple University College of Education and Human Development
Attn. Certification Office
Ritter Annex Room 100
1301 Cecil B Moore Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19122
p. 215-204-8011 | e.
To request a letter verifying program completion please complete the Request a Letter of Completion online. 

The Certification Office is located in the Shimada Resource Center (Suite 150) on the first floor of Ritter Annex.