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  • Is a GaPSC certificate required in Georgia?
    Yes. Any professional serving in the public schools must hold a valid certificate appropriate to the field of employment. All certificate fields are classified as Teaching, Service or Leadership.

  • How long will it take for my certificate application to be processed?
    Your application package will be processed as quickly as possible from the time all materials are received by the GaPSC. Based on your file, you will receive an educator certificate, a letter of eligibility or an evaluation for certification requirements to be met.

  • Where do I send my official electronic college transcripts?
    Official transcripts may be transmitted directly by the college/university in a secure electronic format such as Parchment or E-Script to the CCPS Certification Department at [email protected]. You may also send your transcripts directly to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) at [email protected].

  • Why must I always submit a new application?
    In order to process any certification requests, you must submit a new application to create a case in the certification database. Although previous documentation submitted will remain on file, a case is not created without the application form. In addition, the GaPSC requires a current signature in the Personal Affirmation Section. 

  • How do I contact the Georgia Professional Standards Commission?
    You may contact the GaPSC by mail at the following address:

Georgia Professional Standards Commission
200 Piedmont Ave. SE
Suite 1702, West Tower
Atlanta, GA 30334-9032