Pedagogy Assessments

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 click here.
  • PASL is not required for those completing the obsolete Building and System Level programs, or those coming from out-of-state with leadership certification.