The Instructional Technology Specialist Certification Program (PK-12) is designed for educators who are motivated to develop their instructional technology skills, while also preparing teachers for supervisory roles in online instruction.  The courses are built upon our Online Instructional Endorsement’s framework and also by the standards put forth by the International Association for PK-12 Online Learning (iNACOL).

Learning Goals

  • Prepare teachers to build and design effective online courses using researched-based learning and instructional design theories
  • Produce teacher-leaders in instructional technology to further student achievement and growth 
  • Critically evaluate and implement innovative educational technology in the school curriculum

PA Certification Requirements

Applicants must fulfill the following requirements before being recommended for a PA certification in their certification area.

  • A GPA of 3.0 at program completion
  • Successful completion of course requirements (there is no testing requirement for this certification)
  • Internship (60 hours) in their certification area 

Certification Process