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Georgia Professional Standards Commission

The Georgia Professional Standards Commission sets and applies guidelines for the preparation, certification, and continued licensing of public educators.


200 Piedmont Avenue
Suite 1702
Atlanta, GA 30334

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How do I register to take the teacher certification test?

Prepare for and sign up to take the Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators, or GACE®.

I'd like to become a teacher but did not study education during college. How can I work as a teacher while I certify?

Read about the Georgia Teacher Academy for Preparation and Pedagogy, or GaTAPP, and the non-renewable certificate and test-based options.