The Private School Special Education Certification Pathway will provide individuals courses to earn their Pennsylvania Private School Special Education Certification. Private School Certification is based on competencies as outlined by PDE and is granted solely by PDE. This program would allow those seeking Private School Special Education Certification to choose classes from a list that meets the required PDE competencies. Wilson College will provide the education via coursework, but certification rests solely on the student submitting their transcripts to PDE for approval. Students who wish to enroll in this program must hold a bachelor’s degree and be employed by a private school. Students will apply to the program via Slate and be required to upload their transcripts and proof of employment at a Private School. Private School Special Education Certification Courses Students will be advised via the Graduate Education Office as these courses apply to the MSE if the student would choose to continue on in that program. For advising purposes, students will need to have submitted their transcripts to PDE and received the official list of courses to be taken. These courses will be either in Theory or Special Education. MSE Course Registration Financial Consent Acceptance Instructions Deferment Agreement Acceptance Instructions Courses Available for Professional Development Financial Aid for Graduate Students Graduate Education Program Faculty Learn More About All Graduate Degrees in Education Online Contact Information Dr. Eric C. Michael Director of Graduate Education Programs Wilson College 1015 Philadelphia Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-4970 email@example.com Useful Links Registrar Financial Aid for Graduate Students Master of Education Programs Comparison Wilson College offers Pennsylvania Level I certification for its education programs. Pennsylvania certification is reciprocal with most of the 50 states. Generally speaking, if you hold a valid PA professional teaching license from a regionally accredited and state-approved teacher preparation program and pass the required state testing, you will be able to obtain a teaching license in another state. Wilson College has not made a determination of requirements for each state, so please click here for detailed requirements on all 50 states. You can view information on how teacher credentials cross state lines here.