Pennsylvania Statutes Title 24 P.S. Education § 12-1209. Disqualifications

No teacher's certificate shall be granted to any person who:

(1) Deleted by 2013, July 9, P.L. 408, No. 59, § 5 , imd. effective.

(2) Does not have a good moral character.

(3) Engages in the illegal use of controlled substances or alcoholic beverages.  An applicant for certification may overcome the disqualification under this paragraph and receive a teaching certificate if the applicant is reviewed by the Department of Education pursuant to the requirement of paragraph (2) and determined to be of good moral character.

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