Content Pedagogy Assessment
The GaPSC-approved Content Pedagogy assessment, edTPA
, is designed to assess knowledge and skills in the areas of student development and learning, instruction and assessment, and professional roles and responsibilities.
A passing score on edTPA is required for the following individuals:
- Applicants for the 5-Year Induction certificate who completed the clinical practice or student
teaching requirements of their state-approved initial certification program in Georgia on or after September 1, 2015;
- Applicants for conversion of a Provisional certificate who completed the clinical practice or student
teaching requirements of their state-approved initial certification program on or after September 1, 2015.
Performance Assessment for School Leaders (PASL)
A passing score on PASL is required for those who complete a GaPSC-approved Tier II certification program. For more information, please
PASL is not required for those completing the obsolete Building and System Level programs, or those coming from out-of-state with