Pennsylvania State Coroners' Education Board

  • The Coroners' Education Board, housed in the Office of Attorney General, provides the Basic Education Course which all newly elected coroners are required to attend prior to assuming office.  Chief deputies and full-time deputies are required to attend the Basic Education Course within six months of appointment.  The Board also authorizes courses as acceptable for fulfillment of the eight credit hours of continuing education required annually of all coroners and full-time deputies.

    Basic Education Course - One Week Course
    Date:  December 11-16, 2017

    Course Syllabus

    Location of the Basic Education Course:
    PA State Police Academy
    175 East Hershey Park Drive
    Hershey, PA 17033

    This course is now full.  The next course will be held in the spring of 2018.

    Information on courses for the Pennsylvania Coroners' Education Board and the Basic Education Course please contact:

    Ali Jury
    Phone: (717) 787-2082
    Fax: (717) 705-7246
    E-mail: ajury@attorneygeneral.gov

    Pennsylvania Coroners' Education Board, Chair
    Christopher Schmidt
    Phone: 717-787-9997
    Fax 717-783-5431
    Email cschmidt@attorneygeneral.gov

    Approved Continuing Education Courses

    Pennsylvania State Coroners' Association
    Website: www.pacoroners.org