Emergency Permit (PA)

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An emergency permit is issued by the Department upon the request of an employing public school entity (LEA) when a position has been advertised and no fully qualified and properly certificated applicant is available. The candidate for an emergency permit must have earned a bachelor’s degree from a state-approved college or university and must meet all other eligibility requirements. The emergency permit may be requested for an individual to serve in a vacant position as a long-term or day-to-day substitute. The permit is valid from the first day of the month of issuance until the last day of summer school in that school year and may be reissued.

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State Information
State: Pennsylvania
Contact Name: Pennsylvania Department of Education
Contact Phone: 717-783-6788
Contact Email: [email protected]
For more information please visit the state website: https://www.education.pa.gov/Educators/Certification/PAEducators/Pages/Emergency-Permits.aspx

Last updated on: February 9, 2021
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