Contact Information

Office of the Registrar
OM 111
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257
Phone: 717-477-1381
Fax:  717-477-1388 

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Information and Services

Act 48/Act 45 PIL
FERPA - Privacy Act
Degree Verification
Email Update
Military Call-Up
Release of Student Information
Final Exam Schedule
Graduation Process
Enrollment Verification 

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Random Student ImagesACT 48/ACT 45 PIL CREDIT

Effective July 1, 2000, all Pennsylvania educators holding Pennsylvania public school certification are required to participate in ongoing professional education activities in order to maintain their certification. For specific deadlines and requirements, please visit Pennsylvania Department of Education’s website at

At your request Shippensburg University will report any and all credits and grades earned, for courses indicated, to the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) for you.  You may request ACT48/ACT45 PIL credits by completing the request form and sending it to us at  All information will be submitted to PDE after the end of each semester; in January after the fall semester; in June after the spring semester, and in September after the summer terms.

The following Shippensburg University courses meet the ACT 48/ACT 45 PIL (PA Inspired Leadership) requirements, effective January 1, 2008, and are required for all active school and system leaders (employed in the following positions: Principal, Assistant or Vice Principal, superintendent, Assistant superintendent, Intermediate Unit Executive Director, Intermediate Unit Assistant Executive Director or Director of an Area vocational-Technical School) and will be reported as such:

a. ELP601-ELP604  Practicum in Central Office Administration (3-6 crs)
b. ELP611  The Legal Aspects of Public School Administration (3 crs)
c. ELP612  Educational Leadership, Policy and Governance (3 crs)
d. ELP613  Educational Facilities and Plant Management (3 crs)
e. ELP614  Business and Finance in Public Education (3 crs)
f. ELP615  School and community Relations (3 crs)
g. ELP616  Negotiations and Personnel Management in Public Education (3 crs)
h. ELP618  Curriculum theory and Development (3 crs)
i. ELP619  Leadership for Pupil Services (3 crs)

For specific deadlines and requirements, please visit Pennsylvania Department of Education’s website at

If you have any questions about the reporting of this information, please contact the Registrar’s Office of Shippensburg University at (717) 477-1136 or