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Certification Rules

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As of October 15, 2020
General Rules and Procedures Effective Archive
505-2-.01 GEORGIA EDUCATOR CERTIFICATION Jan 1, 2020
505-2-.02 CLASSIFICATION Jan 1, 2020
505-2-.03 PRE-SERVICE TEACHING CERTIFICATE July 1, 2020
505-2-.04 INDUCTION CERTIFICATE July 1, 2020
505-2-.05 PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE July 1, 2020
505-2-.06 ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE July 1, 2017
505-2-.07 LEAD PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE July 1, 2017
505-2-.08 PROVISIONAL CERTIFICATE July 1, 2020
505-2-.09 NON-RENEWABLE PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE July 1, 2020
505-2-.10 PERMIT July 1, 2020
505-2-.11 INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE CERTIFICATE July 1, 2020
505-2-.12 LIFE CERTIFICATE July 1, 2014
505-2-.13 WAIVER CERTIFICATE Jan 1, 2020
505-2-.14 ENDORSEMENTS Jan 1, 2020
505-2-.15 ADJUNCT LICENSE Oct 15, 2018
505-2-.16 EDUCATIONAL INTERPRETER LICENSE July 1, 2019
505-2-.17 NON-INSTRUCTIONAL AIDE LICENSE July 1, 2014
505-2-.18 PARAPROFESSIONAL LICENSE July 1, 2020
505-2-.19 SUPPORT PERSONNEL LICENSE Oct 15, 2018
505-2-.20 SUBSTITUTE TEACHING Jan 1, 2020
505-2-.21 CERTIFICATION BY INTERSTATE RECIPROCITY Jan 1, 2020
505-2-.22 CERTIFICATION BY STATE-APPROVED PROGRAM July 1, 2020
505-2-.23 REQUIREMENTS LETTER Jan 1, 2020
505-2-.24 SPECIAL GEORGIA REQUIREMENTS July 1, 2020
505-2-.25 EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Jan 1, 2020
505-2-.26 CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE ASSESSMENTS July 1, 2020
505-2-.27 CERTIFICATION APPLICATION PROCEDURES Jan 1, 2020
505-2-.28 CERTIFICATION FEES Jan 1, 2020
505-2-.29 EVALUATION OF CREDIT EARNED OUTSIDE OF THE U.S. July 1, 2014
505-2-.30 REFERRAL TO EDUCATOR ETHICS DIVISION July 1, 2014
505-2-.31 GaPSC-ACCEPTED ACCREDITATION; VALIDATION OF NON-ACCREDITED DEGREES Apr 15, 2017
505-2-.32 VALIDITY PERIODS AND DATING OF CERTIFICATES July 1, 2020
505-2-.33 CERTIFICATE UPGRADE Jan 1, 2020
505-2-.34 ADD A FIELD Jan 1, 2020
505-2-.35 VOLUNTARY FIELD DELETION July 1, 2014
505-2-.36 RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS Jan 1, 2020
505-2-.37 CERTIFICATE EXTENSION FOR ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY July 1, 2014
505-2-.38 CERTIFICATE CORRECTION July 1, 2014
505-2-.39 CERTIFICATION APPEAL July 1, 2020
505-2-.40 IN-FIELD ASSIGNMENT Jun 15, 2015
505-2-.41 PRIVACY OF INFORMATION July 1, 2014
505-2-.42 CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE July 1, 2020
505-2-.43 ANNUAL PERFORMANCE EVALUATION Apr 15, 2018
505-2-.44 RETIRED EDUCATOR CERTIFICATE Oct 15, 2016
505-2-.45 MONTESSORI CERTIFICATE July 1, 2020
505-2-.46 MILITARY SUPPORT CERTIFICATE July 1, 2020
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TEACHING FIELD RULES
505-2-.54 RESERVED July 1, 2014
505-2-.55 RESERVED July 1, 2019
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505-2-.57 TEACHING FIELDS July 1, 2020
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505-2-.87 HEALTHCARE SCIENCE July 1, 2020
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505-2-.89 RESERVED Oct 15, 2016
505-2-.90 CAREER AND TECHNICAL SPECIALIZATIONS July 1, 2020
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505-2-.94 RESERVED July 1, 2014
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505-2-.106 ACADEMIC CONTENT CONCENTRATIONS Apr 15, 2019
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SERVICE FIELD RULES
505-2-.140 AUDIOLOGY Jan 1, 2020
505-2-.141 CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION Jan 1, 2020
505-2-.142 INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY Jan 1, 2020
505-2-.143 MEDIA SPECIALIST Jan 1, 2020
505-2-.144 SCHOOL COUNSELING Jan 1, 2020
505-2-.145 SCHOOL NUTRITION DIRECTOR July 1, 2020
505-2-.146 SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY Jan 1, 2020
505-2-.147 SCHOOL SOCIAL WORK July 1, 2020
505-2-.148 SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY July 1, 2020
505-2-.149 TEACHER LEADERSHIP Jan 1, 2020
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LEADERSHIP FIELD RULES
505-2-.153 EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP CERTIFICATE July 1, 2020
505-2-.154 SUPERINTENDENT CERTIFICATE Oct 15, 2017
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ENDORSEMENT RULES
505-2-.159 BIRTH THROUGH FIVE ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2019
505-2-.160 CAREER EXPLORATION (PECE) ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2014
505-2-.161 CAREER TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION (CTI) ENDORSEMENT Jan 1, 2020
505-2-.162 COACHING ENDORSEMENT Jan 15, 2016
505-2-.163 COMPUTER SCIENCE ENDORSEMENT Oct 15, 2019
505-2-.164 COORDINATED CAREER ACADEMIC EDUCATION (CCAE) ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2014
505-2-.165 CULINARY ARTS ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2014
505-2-.166 ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (ESOL) ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2014
505-2-.167 GIFTED IN-FIELD ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2014
505-2-.168 INTERVENTION SPECIALIST ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2019
505-2-.169 K-5 MATHEMATICS ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2019
505-2-.170 K-5 SCIENCE ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2019
505-2-.171 MIDDLE GRADES ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2014
505-2-.172 ONLINE TEACHING ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2014
505-2-.173 READING ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2014
505-2-.174 SAFETY AND DRIVER EDUCATION July 3, 2014
505-2-.175 SPECIAL EDUCATION DEAF EDUCATION ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2014  
505-2-.176 SPECIAL EDUCATION PHYSICAL AND HEALTH DISABILITIES ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2014  
505-2-.177 SPECIAL EDUCATION PRESCHOOL AGES 3-5 ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2019
505-2-.178 SPECIAL EDUCATION TRANSITION SPECIALIST ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2014  
505-2-.179 SPECIAL EDUCATION VISUAL IMPAIRMENT ENDORSEMENT Oct 15, 2015
505-2-.180 STUDENT SUPPORT TEAM COORDINATOR ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2014  
505-2-.181 TEACHER LEADER ENDORSEMENT Jan 1, 2020
505-2-.182 TEACHER SUPPORT AND COACHING ENDORSEMENT Jun 15, 2016
505-2-.183 WORK-BASED LEARNING ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2014  
505-2-.184 DUAL IMMERSION ELEMENTARY EDUCATION ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2019
505-2-.185 SPECIAL EDUCATION AUTISM ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2018
505-2-.186 STEM EDUCATION ENDORSEMENT Apr 15, 2017  
505-2-.187 DRAMATIC WRITING MICRO-ENDORSEMENT Oct 15, 2018  
505-2-.188 PERSONALIZED LEARNING ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2019  
505-2-.189 POSITIVE BEHAVIOR INTERVENTION AND SUPPORTS (PBIS) ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2019  
505-2-.190 URBAN EDUCATION ENDORSEMENT July 1, 2019  
505-2-.191 AGRICULTURE EDUCATION ENDORSEMENT (P-5) July 1, 2019  
505-2-.192 DYSLEXIA ENDORSEMENT Oct 15, 2020  
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