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We offer several resources for teacher candidates at all degree levels, as well as current teachers who are looking to renew or upgrade their teaching certification. The following resources will help you organize your information, apply for your credentials, and answer any questions you may have.

The UGA College of Education and educator preparation programs are currently approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC).

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G4 Aderhold Hall 110 Carlton Street Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: 706-542-4051




The edTPA is a performance-based portfolio assessment required by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC). It provides evidence that teachers beginning their careers are ready to teach.

Assessments, porfolio, MyPSC

Assessments, porfolio, MyPSC

GACE assessment and MyPSC account information for students enrolled in teacher preparation, educational leadership, instructional technology, school psychology, and school counseling programs.



Complete and submit pre-service and teacher certification application materials to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC). Teaching certificates are valid only in the state for which it is issued.