Pennsylvania Act 126
Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting

Overview:

School entities and independent contractors of school entities shall provide their employees who have direct contact with children with mandatory training on child abuse recognition and reporting.

Below is the statute governing the required training. The training is a requirement for employees of school entities every 5 years. It is important to note that there are only a handful of approved providers for the Act 126 training, the Act 115 Trafficking Training and the Educator Misconduct Training.  You can reference the Pennsylvania Department of Education page for the approved providers and what they are approved to provide at the link below.

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