Teacher Leader Endorsement is an add-on to a valid Georgia teaching certificate issued by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. It is offered online with field observations at a local school district.
To add this endorsement, you must have a professional certificate at the master's degree or higher level in any recognized teaching field. An endorsement is valid only in the state for which it is issued. At the time of completion, you may apply to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for the endorsement to be added to your credentials.
Coursework for this program is online, plus field observation and an in-person orientation at our Athens campus. To earn the endorsement, you must take:
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.
Students may qualify for a variety of assistantships, scholarships, and other financial awards to help offset the cost of tuition, housing, and other expenses.
Most graduate students at UGA are not assigned to a faculty advisor until after admittance. A close working relationship with your advisor is paramount to progressing through your program of study.
As a fully online program, you are part of a virtual community of learners from across Georgia.
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