• CPE Course GuidelinesGuidelines for all CPE courses:

    • The course is related to achievement of the Pennsylvania academic standards.
    • The course has been developed as a collegiate-level course. 
    • The course is standards-based.
    • The course contains pertinent readings of recent research papers, articles, publications and/or textbooks relevant to course content and objectives.
    • The course adds to the overall competency of participants and addresses the needs identified in the proposal.
    • The course is designed to expand the professional educator’s skills and/or knowledge base.
    • The instructor possesses a graduate degree or demonstrated competencies.
    • The course requires participants to demonstrate attainment of the stated course competencies.
    • The course has been developed as a post-baccalaureate course.
    • The course builds on existing skills and knowledge of the participant through demonstrated prerequisites for enrollment.
    • The course requires the writing of a paper, an individual action plan and/or other appropriate project having direct application to the professional educator’s area of assignment. This assessment project may be used to document the educator’s attainment of the course competencies.