SHEEO State Authorization Surveys

Revision of Pennsylvania Department of Education from Tue, 04/29/2014 - 16:06

1A1. Agency Name: 
Pennsylvania Department of Education
1A2. Agency Description - Please review the description below and revise as appropriate (e.g., state executive agency, agency with appointed board, department or division within agency, etc.): 

Pennsylvania Department of Education
The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) has approval authority for all academic degree-granting institutions that operate in Pennsylvania, conferring a Certificate of Authority on approved institutions. For information, contact the Division of Higher Education at RA-COLLUNIVSEMINFO@state.pa.us.

State Board of Private Licensed Schools
The State Board of Private Licensed Schools regulations implemented by the Division of Higher and Career Education in the Pennsylvania Department of Education has licensing authority over private vocational preparation and trade schools. For information, contact the Division of Higher and Career Education at ra-pls@state.pa.us

1A3. Agency Contact - Please review and correct as necessary the contact information below: 

Patricia Landis
Division Chief, Higher and Career Education
Pennsylvania Department of Education
717-783-8228
ra-distanceeducation@pa.gov

1A4. Who should institutions contact if they have questions about your agency’s authority, policies, or application process: 
1C1. Other Agencies - According to our records, the following agencies also have responsibility for authorization in the state. Please correct, add to, or clarify this list of authorizing authorities as necessary. These agencies will also be requested to complete this survey: 
None.
INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES
PROPERTY IN THE STATE
RECRUITING ACTIVITIES
THIRD PARTY AGREEMENTS/CONTRACTS
ADVERTISING
EMPLOYMENT IN THE STATE
OTHER