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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 www.pde.state.pa.us.

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 regdataoffice@ship.edu.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:

Former Letter of Eligibility Program Revised Letter of Eligibility Program/Ed.D. Program Courses SHIP/MU
ELP601-ELP604 Practicum in Central Office Administration (3-6 crs)

ELP 621 Practicum I Strategic Leadership in District Governance 3 cr

ELP 627 Practicum II Strategic Instructional Leadership 3 cr

ELP611 The Legal Aspects of Public School Administration (3 crs) ELP(P) 724R/824R Ethical/Legal Decision Making at District Level 4 cr
ELP612 Educational Leadership, Policy and Governance (3 crs) No change
ELP613 Educational Facilities and Plant Management (3 crs) ELP(P) 725R/825R Facilities/Plant Management Dec/ School Effective. 4 cr
ELP614 Business and Finance in Public Education (3 crs) ELP(P) 726R/826R Opt. Financial Resources to Support District Lev Ach 4cr
ELP615 School and community Relations (3 crs) ELP(P) 721R/821R Strategic Leadership in District Gov. & Com Rel. 4 cr
ELP616 Negotiations and Personnel Management in Public Education (3 crs) ELP(P) 723R/823R Neg/Personnel Strategic Decision Making 4 cr
ELP618 Curriculum theory and Development (3 crs) ELP(P) 727R/827R Instructional Tech Leadership at Exec Level 4 cr
ELP619 Leadership for Pupil Services (3 crs) No change
Added/new:
See column 2 ELP(P) 832 Introduction to Executive Leadership 3 cr
See column 2 ELP(P) 822 Communication Theory for School District Administrators 3 cr
See column 2 ELP(P) 828 Emergent Technologies and Instructional Practices 3cr
See column 2 ELP(P) 829 Political/Social Context for Educational Leadership 3 cr
See column 2 ELP(P) 820 Action/Applied Research in an Organizational Env 3 cr
See column 2 ELP(P) 831 Educational Statistics 3 cr
See column 2 ELP(P) 830 Qualitative/Quantitative Research 3 cr
See column 2 ELP(P) 890 Research in Educational Leadership Part I 1 cr
See column 2 ELP(P) 891 Research in Educational Leadership Part II 1 cr
See column 2 ELP(P) 897 Dissertation Seminar 3 cr
See column 2 ELP(P) 898 Dissertation I Educational Leadership I 3 cr
See column 2 ELP(P) 899 Dissertation I Educational Leadership II 3 cr


For specific deadlines and requirements, please visit Pennsylvania Department of Education’s website at www.pde.state.pa.us.

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 regdataoffice@ship.edu.