The Office of Professional Learning receives many requests from administrators who are seeking opportunities to receive Act 45/PIL hours. As a courtesy, important links and Penn Links are below to assist in answering commonly asked questions around Act 45/PIL requirements. In addition, Act 45/PIL approved program offerings have been gathered from across the Commonwealth to assist administrators in locating opportunities to earn Act 45/PIL credit hours. Please note: This information will be updated periodically and is accurate to the best of our knowledge. It is important that you contact the sponsoring organization directly to determine if the event is still active, to register, and for any additional information you may need.


2016-2017 Act 45/PIL Programs Chart (Updated 5.15.17)

Penn Links

Penn Link: PIL Induction Requirements – August 3, 2016

Answers the following questions:

  1. What is the requirement?
  2. Who must fulfill the requirements?

Penn Link: PIL Education Requirements Reminder – August 3, 2016

Answers the following questions:

  1. Who must fulfill the requirements?
  2. What is required?
  3. How will I know how many Act 45 hours to complete after I first become an administrator serving in one of the seven designated positions?
  4. Which courses are approved to provide the Act 45 continuing professional education hours?
  5. Where can I find information?


Act 45/PIL Information

For more information on Act 45 of 2007, refer to the PIL Frequently Asked Questions, or you can read the complete text of Act 45.

To access the PDE/PIL web page use the following link: PDE/PIL Website