College assists schools with new teacher certification

(Above, Fran Sunderland, Director of Data Analysis & Educator Certification, discussed the new teacher certification standards with certification officers from surrounding school districts.)

The Georgia Regents University College of Education hosted an information session for the certification officers for the surrounding public school districts on April 29.

“Certification is changing rapidly, and the GRU College of Education is working to assist school districts in transitioning to the new tiered certification,” Dohoney said.

The group discussed certification from pre-service to certificate of eligibility, to induction, and the upgrades certificate levels defined by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.

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