Skip Navigation LinksHome » Military Members and Spouses » Transitioning from Military Service to Education

Transitioning from Military Service to Education

Military members and veterans can find fulfilling and productive second careers in education for a multitude of reasons. It allows you to continue to impact your community and carry on your tradition of service. Military members display aptitudes and qualities that translate immediately to the school building such as values of service to country, discipline, team building, collaboration, and leadership. Educators help mold the future of our communities and country by guiding the next generation’s intellectual, emotional, and physical growth. Educators receive an abundance of joy from the feeling of building their community, interacting with students and colleagues, being part of a team, and shaping the future. Below please find tools which can help military members decide what the next steps are when considering a second career in the challenging and rewarding field of education.

To ease the transition from service member to teacher, the GaPSC offers a Military Support Induction Pathway 4 (MI4) certificate. This certificate will allow eligible individuals to teach for up to three years while completing requirements for professional Georgia certification. Issuance requirements for the MI4 certificate are as follows:

Initial Issuance:

Year 2 Issuance:

Year 3 Issuance:

Conversion of the MI4:

  • Complete a state-approved educator preparation program to include special Georgia requirements
  • Pass the GACE Educator Ethics – Program Exit assessment
  • Earn a passing score on the GaPSC-approved content pedagogy assessment, edTPA, if applicable.
  • If applicable, complete any outstanding industry testing/licensure requirements for Career and Technical Specializations or the field of
    Healthcare Science

How to Apply


Once you meet the qualifications for the MI4 certificate, please submit the following documents:
  • Initial Certification Application (.pdf) (requires Adobe Reader) - requires Adobe Reader) – may also be completed through your MyPSC account;
  • Verification of Lawful Presence Documentation (.pdf) (requires Adobe Reader)
    • This affidavit must be completed and notarized. Please choose only one option on the affidavit;
    • You must attach a copy of an acceptable identification document to this form. Please see the instructions provided with the form for a list of acceptable documents;
    • If you are a U.S. citizen and you have previously submitted this documentation to the GaPSC, you do not need to submit it again. If you are not a U.S. citizen and you have submitted this documentation to the GaPSC within 180 days, you do not need to submit it again at this time.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities you have attended
    • These may not be faxed or uploaded. You may mail original official transcripts or have your college or university send them to mail@gapsc.com in a secure electronic format;
  • Employer Assurance Form (.pdf) (requires Adobe Reader)
    • This may be submitted electronically by your employer.
  • DD-214 form confirming honorable military service
Military Base Visits Calendar
<November 2019>
SMTWTFS
272829303112
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
1234567
Event Details
8/7/2019
Ft. Benning-Troops to Teachers Base Briefing

Date: Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 Location: Education Center Bldg 9230, Soldier for Life Center, Fort Benning, Georgia 31905 Time: 10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM;1 PM-3 PM
Location: Ft Benning, Georgia
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: Education Center
Bldg 9230, Soldier for Life CenterGA, 31905
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601
8/8/2019
Ft. Gordon-Troops to Teachers Base Briefing

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location: Ft. Gordon Military Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: Fort Gordon Education Center
GA, 30905
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601
8/9/2019
Robins AFB-Troops to Teachers Base Briefing

Date: Friday, August 9th, 2019 Location:(Building 905: Classroom 138) Time: 10am-12pm

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location: Robins Air Force Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: (Building 905: Classroom 138)
GA, 31098
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601
8/22/2019
Moody AFB-Troops to Teachers Base Briefing

Date: Thursday, August 22nd, 2019 Location: Education Building Time: 10am-12pm

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location: Moody Air Force Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: Education Building
Bemiss RoadGA, 31699
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601
8/29/2019
Ft. Stewart-Troops to Teachers Base Briefing

Date: Thursday, August 29th, 2019 Location: Paul Stewart Education Center Time: 10am-12pm

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location: Ft. Stewart Army Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: 100 Knowledge Drive
GA, 31314
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601
9/4/2019
Ft. Benning-Troops to Teaching Base Briefing

Date: Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 Location: Education Center Bldg 9230, Soldier for Life Center, Fort Benning, Georgia 31905 Time: 10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM;1 PM-3PM
Location: Fort Benning Army Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: Education Center
Bldg 9230, Soldier for Life CenterGA, 31905
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601
9/5/2019
Ft. Gordon-Troops to Teachers Base Briefing

Date: Thursday, September 5th, 2019 Location: Fort Gordon Education Center Time: 10am-12pm

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location: Fort Gordon Military Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: Fort Gordon Education Center
GA, 30905
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 4042322601
9/11/2019
Robins AFB-Troops to Teachers Base Briefing

Date: Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 Location:(Building 905: Classroom 138) Time: 10am-12pm

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location: Robins Air Force Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: (Building 905: Classroom 138)
GA, 31098
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601
9/12/2019
Moody AFB-Troops to Teachers Base Briefing

Date: Thursday, September 12th, 2019 Location: Education Building Time: 10am-12pm

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location: Moody Air Force Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: Education Building
Bemiss RoadGA, 31699
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601
9/18/2019
2019 Tri-Base Job Fair

Event Address: Morocco Shrine Center 3800 St. Johns Bluff Road S Jacksonville, FL 32224-2620 Bases attending: Kings Bay Naval Base NAS Jacksonville NB Mayport Florida TTT representatives will also be attending.

Time: 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location: Morocco Shrine Center (Jacksonville, FL)
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: Morocco Shrine Center
3800 St. Johns Bluff Road SFL, 32224-2620
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601
9/26/2019
Ft. Stewart-Troops to Teachers Base Briefing

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2019 Location: Paul Stewart Education Center Time: 10am-12pm

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location: Ft. Stewart Army Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: Paul Stewart Education Center
GA, 31314
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601
10/2/2019
Ft. Benning-Troops to Teaching Base Briefing

Date: Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 Location: Education Center Bldg 9230, Soldier for Life Center, Fort Benning, Georgia 31905 Time: 10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM;1 PM-3PM
Location: Fort Benning Army Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: Education Center
Bldg 9230, Soldier for Life CenterGA, 31905
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601
10/3/2019
Ft. Gordon-Troops to Teachers Base Briefing

Date: Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 Location: Fort Gordon Education Center Time: 10am-12pm

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location: Fort Gordon Military Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: Fort Gordon Education Center
GA, 30905
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601
10/17/2019
Moody AFB-Troops to Teachers Base Briefing

Date: Thursday, October 17th, 2019 Location: Education Building Time: 10am-12pm

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location: Moody Air Force Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: Education Building
Bemiss RoadGA, 31699
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601
10/23/2019
Ft. Stewart-Troops to Teachers Base Briefing

Date: Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 Location: Paul Stewart Education Center Time: 10am-12pm

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location: Fort Stewart Army Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: Paul Stewart Education Center
GA, 31314
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601
10/24/2019
Kings Bay-Troops to Teachers Briefing

Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019 Location: Fleet and Family Support Center [1063 USS Tennessee Avenue, Bldg 1051 Kings Bay, GA 31547] Time: Briefings at 10am & 11am; Counseling session at 12pm-1pm

Time: 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location: Kings Bay Naval Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: Fleet and Family Support Center
1063 USS Tennessee Avenue, Bldg 1051GA, 31547
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601
11/6/2019
Ft. Benning-Troops to Teaching Base Briefing

Date: Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 Location: Education Center Bldg 9230, Soldier for Life Center, Fort Benning, Georgia 31905 Time: 10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM;1 PM-3PM
Location: Fort Benning Army Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: Education Center
Bldg 9230, Soldier for Life CenterGA, 31905
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601
11/7/2019
Ft. Gordon-Troops to Teachers Base Briefing

Date: Thursday, November 7th, 2019 Location: Fort Gordon Education Center Time: 10am-12pm

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location: Fort Gordon Military Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: Fort Gordon Education Center
GA, 30905
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601
11/21/2019
Moody AFB-Troops to Teachers Base Briefing

Date: Thursday, November 21st, 2019 Location: Education Building Time: 10am-12pm

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location: Moody Air Force Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: Education Building
Bemiss RoadGA, 31699
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601
12/3/2019
Ft. Gordon-Troops to Teachers Base Briefing

Date: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 Location: Fort Gordon Education Center Time: 10am-12pm

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location: Fort Gordon Military Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: Fort Gordon Education Center
GA, 30905
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 4042322601
12/4/2019
Kings Bay-Troops to Teaching Base Briefing

Date: Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 Location: Fleet and Family Support Center [1063 USS Tennessee Avenue, Bldg 1051 Kings Bay, GA 31547] Time: Briefings at 10am & 11am; Counseling session at 12pm-1pm

Time: 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location: Kings Bay Naval Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: Fleet and Family Support Center
1063 USS Tennessee Avenue, Bldg 1051GA, 31547
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601
12/5/2019
Ft. Stewart-Troops to Teachers Base Briefing

Date: Thursday, December 5th, 2019 Location: Paul Stewart Education Center Time: 10am-12pm

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location: Fort Stewart Army Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: Paul Stewart Education Center
GA, 31314
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601
12/10/2019
Ft. Benning-Troops to Teaching Base Briefing

Date: Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 Location: Education Center Bldg 9230, Soldier for Life Center, Fort Benning, Georgia 31905 Time: 10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM;1 PM-3PM
Location: Fort Benning Army Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: Education Center
Bldg 9230, Soldier for Life CenterGA, 31905
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601
12/12/2019
Moody AFB-Troops to Teachers Base Briefing

Date: Thursday, December 12th, 2019 Location: Education Building Time: 10am-12pm

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location: Moody Air Force Base
Website: https://www.gapsc.com/Military/TransitioningMilitaryServicetoEducation.aspx
Address: Education Building
Bemiss RoadGA, 31699
Contact Information
Name: Bradley Golub
E-mail: troopstoteachers@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2601



Troops to Teachers Mentors

For more information about submitting your application and supporting documentation, please visit the Application Forms and Procedures page.

For more information on the Military Support Certificate, please click here.

For more information, certification counseling, and employment assistance, please email troopstoteachers@gapsc.com.

Interested in the Troops to Teachers program, which may include financial incentives? Please visit www.proudtoserveagain.com.

Additional resources are available on the Prospective Educators page.