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§ 11-1101-B. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: December 30, 2019

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article XI-B. Certification of Teachers by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
Effective: December 30, 2019
24 P.S. § 11-1101-B
§ 11-1101-B. Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this article shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Department.” The Department of Education of the Commonwealth.
“Eligible teacher.” A teacher who:
(1) Is a current Pennsylvania resident.
(2) Currently holds a valid Pennsylvania teaching certification in good standing.
(3) Has completed three full years of teaching or school counseling in a Pennsylvania public school.
(4) Holds a current, full-time teaching or school counseling position in a Pennsylvania public school.
(5) Has not previously received Commonwealth funds for participating in the NBPTS certification process.
(6) Has not repaid any Commonwealth funds previously received for the NBPTS certification process.
(7) Has not received a waiver of repayment from the Department of Education.
“National Board for Professional Teaching Standards” or “NBPTS.” The independent, nonprofit organization established in 1987 to establish high standards for teachers' knowledge and performance and for the development and operation of a national voluntary system to assess and certify teachers who meet those standards.
“Public school.” A school operated by a school district, intermediate unit, charter school, cyber charter school or an area career and technical school.


1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XI-B, § 1101-B, added 2010, Nov. 17, P.L. 996, No. 104, § 5, imd. effective. Amended 2019, Oct. 30, P.L. 460, No. 76, § 15, effective in 60 days [Dec. 30, 2019].
24 P.S. § 11-1101-B, PA ST 24 P.S. § 11-1101-B
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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