Program providers are Regional Education Service Agencies (RESAs), Local Education Agencies (LEAs), or organizations approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) to offer a GaTAPP program.
Please visit the
Approved Providers list to find a program near you. Make contact with that GaTAPP program
provider for specific requirements and operations of that program.
The GaPSC hosts a recruiting website for teachers. Please visit
https://www.teachgeorgia.org for additional information.
Apply for positions in the school systems near you. School systems are familiar with GaTAPP.
Tuition is determined by program providers.
Contact the GaTAPP program provider near you to learn how to apply for the program. See the list of
Approved Providers for contact information.
The GaTAPP program is designed for individuals who have not completed an education program in
teaching and have no state Professional Teacher certification or its equivalent from Georgia, any other state, or country.
Individuals holding a Non-renewable, Leadership, or Service certificate from Georgia or any other state or country, are eligible
Certified educators who wish to add Elementary P-5 certification can complete a One Year Elementary Education Program through GaTAPP.
Candidates may change school systems and continue in the program, provided that it is a satisfactory arrangement with the employing school system and the GaTAPP provider.
Program providers may offer GaTAPP information sessions for prospective candidates.
Please visit the list of Approved Providers to get contact information.
No - candidates teach during the day and attend seminars and Georgia Special Requirement classes
in summer, evenings, or Saturdays while in the GaTAPP program. The instruction candidates receive is individualized and determined by
the Candidate Support Team (a school-based administrator, school-based mentor/coach, Provider Supervisor, and a content specialist if
not already represented by a member of the team).
Yes. Check with the employing school district to verify the pay schedule.