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Coaching Endorsement and Certificate (Griffin Campus)

As an endorsement, this program is recognized by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC). As of Fall 2024, it is also a UGA certificate program. Therefore, completion of the program will be noted on the GaPSC certificate and on the UGA transcript.

An individual with the Coaching Endorsement has strengthened and enhanced competency levels to use performance assessment data to provide specific feedback to individuals that will assist them in meeting criteria for performance in various educational positions.

The Coaching Endorsement will strengthen and enhance your ability to use performance assessment data to provide individuals with specific feedback.

You will assist them in meeting criteria for performance in various educational positions such as, but not limited to:

  • A supervisor/coach of individuals completing student teaching requirements or a non-traditional teacher preparation program
  • A mentor/coach of interns/beginning teachers
  • An instructional/academic coach of classroom teachers
  • A classroom teacher providing professional learning for peers
  • A coach of candidates seeking educational leadership positions


  1. Located in Griffin


The coaching endorsement is offered only in conjunction with the M.Ed. or Ed.S. in mathematics education on the Griffin campus. It is not available as stand-alone, add-on course work.

Endorsement topics include:

  • Mentoring in mathematics education
  • Coaching internship

For the mentoring in mathematics education course, you will read research regarding coaching in mathematics and prepare your plans for a coaching internship.

Our nationally recognized faculty will work with you to customize your degree program.

How to Apply

All applicants must complete the College’s internal endorsement application form in addition to any other applications required by the endorsement program or UGA Graduate School.

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Please contact the department for admission procedures.

Deadline to Apply

  • June 30

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Almost all in-state students begin their studies at UGA paying limited tuition or fees. Please note that these amounts are subject to change and are meant to give prospective students an idea of the costs associated with a degree at the University of Georgia College of Education.

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