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Professional Development

New state regulations require special education paraprofessionals to obtain 20 hours of professional development a year.

Registration for the AFT Pennsylvania's 2022 Higher Education Conference, November 18-19 in Hershey, is now open! MORE

Purchase an annual subscription to gain access to online graduate courses at a significant savings available to AFT Pennsylvania members. You'll be able to take one or two courses each term for a total of three courses per year. Courses are offered through a partnership with Misericordia University and Virtual Education Software (VESi).

  • Three graduate courses per year (up to nine credits) for $225
  • Learn online at your own pace from the convenience of your home
  • Choose from over 30 online courses for license renewal

Only those holding a valid PA teaching certificate will be eligible for ACT 48