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Educator Preparation Program Providers

The resources provided on this page are intended to assist GaPSC-approved educator preparation providers (EPPs) in understanding and applying educator preparation rules, and in preparing for approval reviews.
The documents that are in the Adobe Portable Document Format (.pdf) require Adobe Reader.

Intent to Seek Approval Forms
Document Title Format
Intent to Seek Approval Form for all Program Reviews - 2018 Word Doc


Policy and Procedure Documents
Document Title Format
Program Only Group Approval Review Policies and Requirements - 2021 PDF File
Request for Changes to the GaPSC.com List of Approved Programs - 2015 Word Doc


Guidance Documents and User Manuals
Document Title Format
Guidance for Interpreting and Implementing Rule 505-3-.01 – 2021 PDF File
Guidance for Preparing Educators for Digital Teaching and Learning – 2021 PDF File
Guidance for Instructional Technology Programs - 2021 PDF File
Guidelines for Key Assessments for Initial Programs – 2020 PDF File
Dyslexia Endorsement Guidance Document – 2020 PDF File
Urban Education Endorsement Guidance Document – 2019 PDF File
PBIS Guidance Document - 2019 PDF File
PLE - Rule 505-3-.108 Guidance Document - 2019 PDF File
Strengthening Partnerships Tool - 2018 PDF File
Guidance for Georgia Standards 2016 – March 2021 version PDF File
Guidance for Educational Leadership Preparation Programs – March 2019 PDF File
Substantive Change Guidance Document - 2021 PDF File
Guidance on Implementation of Curriculum and Instruction Programs - 2012 PDF File
Guidance on Implementation of New Science Education Program Standards and Requirements - 2012 PDF File
Guidance on Implementation of Teacher Leadership Programs - 2012 PDF File
Guidance on Certificate Upgrade Rule 505-2-.33 - 2019 PDF File


Approval Review Information and Procedure Documents
Document Title Format
Endorsement Approval Application and Curriculum Map Template – 2021 Word Doc
GaPSC Approval Decision Options - 2017 PDF File
Planning Instrument for Georgia Standards – August 2018 PDF File
Standards One Pager – September 2018 PDF File
Rejoinder Acknowledgement Form & Instructions for Submitting a Rejoinder - 2018 Word Doc
Instructions for Filing an Exception to an Evaluation Review Panel Recommendation Word Doc


Other Resources
Document Title Format
GaPSC Commonly Used Acronyms - 2013 PDF File