We welcome your interest in the First District RESA GaTAPP Program! Please click on the appropriate link to acquire program information and access the application packet.

Growing Great Teachers Through Effective Partnerships


FDRESA GaTAPP - 2 Cohorts per Fiscal Year

Summer Cohorts begin in July. 

  • Completed applications are due by June 14.

  • Summer cohorts begin with the Essentials of Effective Teaching course.

  • This course is held for 2 weeks just after the 4th of July holiday.


Winter Cohorts begin in January. 

  • Completed applications are due by December 1.

  • Winter cohorts begin with Orientation.

  • Orientation is held on 4 evenings just after the New Year's Day holiday.

  • Winter cohorts must attend the complete Essentials of Effective Teaching course held the following July.



  1. Classes will be a mixture of face-to-face and online formats. Online classes will be live and synchronous. 

  2. Attendance is mandatory. Candidates will need a computer with audio and video and Internet access. 

  3. Candidates should prepare to devote their full attention to the classes for the entire time and prepare an appropriate place to work in online groups without distractions. 

  4. Textbooks are provided for checkout as a part of tuition.

  5. Candidates may attend Essentials as an option prior to securing a teaching position. For details, click the "Essentials Course Only Option" button above.


Now accepting applications for the Winter Cohort.

Complete the application process as soon as possible.