No, it requires a certain amount of courses in education. Child psychology,methods, child development, etc.<quoted text>
The problem with education is that public schools do not hire the best-qualified personnel. In fact, public education avoids hiring graduates with subject matter majors in favor of education majors, generally the lower end of the student crop.
Teacher salaries are more than adequate to attract highly-qualified personnel, but schools choose to use other criteria in hiring.
If you already have a degree, you can get a teaching certificate in secondary education in PA by taking a few education courses, student teach & pass the test.