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GaTAPP - Program Entrance Requirements

Prior to admission into the FDRESA GaTAPP Program, candidates must meet all requirements listed below:

  • Secure a job offer for a teaching position in a local system in the First District RESA area.

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an accredited college or university in a related field of study.

  • Pass the content area GACE appropriate for the certification area desired and teaching position.

    • Special Education candidates must pass the appropriate GACE before program completion. 

  • Hold a teaching certificate, waiver, permit, or proof of application for one by the employing local system.​

  • Complete the Educator Ethics 360.

  • Provide official transcripts from all colleges or universities.

  • Obtain a Georgia Criminal History Report & fingerprinting with your local school system.

  • Submit a complete application packet.

Note: Applicants should not have:

  • Completed student teaching in undergraduate or graduate work.

  • Held a Clear Renewable Teaching or Technical Specialist certificate.

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