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Program Providers Seeking GaPSC Approval

The resources provided on this page are intended for Georgia institutions and agencies interested in seeking GaPSC approval to offer programs that lead to Georgia educator certification. All providers of programs that lead to certification, whether they are traditional or non-traditional, degree bearing or non-degree bearing, or endorsements must be approved by the GaPSC. The administrative unit, or organization that offers the program(s) is called the professional education unit and it, as well as each program offered must be approved. From start to finish, the approval process for a new professional education unit can take up to two years. Long-term planning, dedicated resources, and a clear understanding of the process are essential for success. A good resource for learning the basics is the document titled, "Simple Steps to Becoming an Approved Program Provider". This and other documents are listed below for downloading. Additional resources are available on the IHEs, RESAs, and LEAs pages.
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Document Title Format
Simple Steps to Becoming an Approved Program Provider PDF File
ISA Date Preference Form 2017 PDF File