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PA Inspired Leaders (PIL)

The Act 45 legislation of 2007 makes better use of Act 48 credits by requiring certain school administrators to participate in professional education activities that are focused on practices that have the greatest impact on improving student achievement. The legislation only affects professional educators with administrative certificates who are employed in any of the following positions on or after January 1, 2008:

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Instructions for Reporting Course Work for PA Inspired Leaders (PIL)

Follow these steps to report eligible course work to the Pennsylvania Department of Education PIL:

1. If you have not already done so, report eligible course work through Penn State's Act 48 Online Credit Reporting form.

2. Once you have submitted your course work, you must then also send an email request to

Include your name, Penn State ID number, course number(s) and course semester in your request. If a course is eligible for PIL, then Penn State will enter it under the subject area of PIL or PIL Induction so it is properly credited in the Pennsylvania Department of Education Professional Education Record Management System (PERMS).