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§ 12-1202. State certificates

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. Education

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article XII. Certification of Teachers (Refs & Annos)
24 P.S. § 12-1202
§ 12-1202. State certificates
State certificates shall be issued as herein provided. Each such certificate shall set forth the branches which its holder is entitled to teach. No teacher shall teach, in any public school, any branch which he has not been properly certificated to teach.
A certificate to teach shall not be granted or issued to any person not a citizen of the United States, except in the case of exchange teachers not permanently employed and teachers employed for the purpose of teaching foreign languages.
In the case of a resident foreign national holding an immigrant visa who has declared, in writing, to the Department of Public Instruction1 the intention of becoming a citizen of the United States, such person shall be eligible for a provisional college certificate.


1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XII, § 1202. Amended 1967, Dec. 21, P.L. 874, § 1.


Now Department of Education; see 71 P.S. §§ 1037, 1038.
24 P.S. § 12-1202, PA ST 24 P.S. § 12-1202
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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