Act 48 Workshops

  • The Allegheny Intermediate Unit Central Office hosts Act 48 workshops ranging in duration from one to six hours.

    • AIU Act 48 workshops are usually held on weekdays during normal business hours, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    • Act 48 hours are automatically reported to the Pennsylvania Department of Education for each educator in attendance.

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    Need Act 48 hours reported to PDE for professional development completed outside AIU?

    The AIU may report Act 48 hours for educators who have completed professional development workshops or events facilitated by external organizations. There is a $7 processing fee per educator, per workshop or event for submitting Act 48 hours earned outside of the AIU to the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

    To request a review of a professional development workshop for Act 48 hours submission, please follow these instructions:

    1. Download and save the Act 48 Approval Request form

    2. Complete the form and email it to

    3. Use the secure, online payment button below to submit the $7 Act 48 processing fee payment

    Act 48 workshop request forms will be reviewed within one week after receipt. If approved, your Act 48 hours will be reported to the Pennsylvania Department of Education. AIU staff will notify you by email if your request has been denied.

    For more information about Act 48 workshops or reporting Act 48 hours, contact:

    Denise Pilarski