Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

What classes are Act 48 eligible?

Act 48 is a requirement for all Pennsylvania certified teachers in K-12 schools. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Education, teachers must take professional development courses in order to maintain their certification. These professional activities can be:

  • 6 Collegiate Credits
  • 6 PDE approved credits in the form of seminars or workshops offered by school districts
  • 180 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • Any combination of the above 

Process for reporting Act 48 credits is: 

  • Students must have registered with PDE
  • To get Act 48 credit reported to PDE, the request must go to Student Records, [email protected]
  • Students must email their names and PDE identification numbers to Student Records
  • The course MUST BE completed prior to sending the email
  • The College reports to PDE the hours and credit equivalency

For more information, call Student Records at 610-359-2838.