Graduate Certificate in Curriculum and Instruction
The online Curriculum & Instruction Certification Only program is offered by the Bagwell College of Education and the Educator Preparation Provider. Georgia's leadership concept calls for the collaboration among curriculum leaders and teacher leaders in the classroom and schools with executive leaders in administration to improve their schools and student learning at the P-12 level. The program's courses, experiences, and assessments are tightly aligned with the Professional Standards Commissions (PSC) Standards for Curriculum & Instruction as outlined in PSC Rule 505-3-.55. Completion of the certificate only program and subsequent passage the GACE exam in Curriculum & Instruction results in a new Service (S) certificate being added to the candidate's existing teaching or leadership certificate. Candidates must hold an advanced degree in a PSC approved field to enroll in the C&I Certificate Only program.
Students in the Curriculum & Instruction Certification Only program complete 21 hours of coursework in Curriculum and Instruction. The Curriculum & Instruction courses require application of C&I concepts and principles in the content area for which the candidate is certified and must be applied in P-12 settings.
Online Graduate Application - There is a non-refundable $60 application fee.
Transcripts - Official transcripts from EACH College and/or University you have attended. Must be in a sealed envelope from the institution or sent electronically from the institution directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clear Renewable Georgia Teaching Certificate - To print a copy of your clear, renewable Georgia teaching certificate, you may log onto www.gapsc.com.
Resume or Professional Vitae - Can be uploaded into the online application. Should document education, years of teaching experience, current school and district, volunteer and service accomplishments, and a record of your leadership activities.