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Welcome, Pennsylvania teachers! 

The Teacher's Academy proudly supports Pennsylvania teachers as Act 48 Academy, LLC. Act 48 of 1999 requires Pennsylvania teachers to accrue 180 hours of professional development every 5 years. The Pennsylvania Department of Education will only accept professional development hours from Act 48 Approved Providers. All of our courses are Act 48 approved! We are the affordable and convenient solution for PA teachers that need all 180 hours or just three. Our courses meet the rigorous demands of the state, are packed with relevant and current teaching strategies and cost less than all other Act 48 providers. We are a company of teachers, helping teachers.

All of the courses provided in this site are Act 48 Approved for PA teachers!

If you want to verify Act 48 Academy as an approved provider, click this link to view the list of Approved Providers from the State of Pennsylvania's website. We make it easy and affordable for PA educators to satisfy professional development requirements.

  • Within 5-7 business days of completing the course, we will upload your credits to the Pennsylvania Department of Education website- you don’t have to! 
  • Be sure to include your PA Professional ID when filling out your account profile. We use this to upload your credits! You do NOT need to give us your SSN.
  • Not sure how many Act 48 credits you need or how to get your PA Professional ID? Click here to get that information.
Attention PA Administrators and Private Schools
  • Act 48 Academy is available to conduct personalized trainings at your school! If you are interested in On-Site training at your school for Act 48 Credits, download the Onsite Training form.
  • Have more questions? Check out our FAQs.
  • Ready to Get Started? Create an account and you can begin right away. There is no minimum time to complete the course!
  • All courses are written by active school teachers.  
  • Courses are designed to improve student learning though the enhancement of the teacher’s pedagogy (utilizing the most relevant, current and proven teaching strategies).
  • The Common Core Standards are represented in every course we offer.   
  • Materials are sent to you immediately and you can begin your course right away.
  • Courses can be completed autonomously and at your own convenience.
  • We are the most cost-effective option for professional development.

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