What is the Teach Gwinnett Program?

  • Participants in the Teach Gwinnett program are full-time GCPS teachers, certified by the state of Georgia and earning a teacher salary at the provisional rate.

    The Teach Gwinnett Program is an alternative preparation program for professionals looking to join Gwinnett County’s education system. Instead of a traditional, four year path to certification, the Teach Gwinnett program can prepare you for certification in 1-3 years, based on the state and local requirements. This teacher education program is designed to help you.

    Requirements for All Non-Education Majors to attain a Provisional Certificate (IN4T Induction):

    • Create a MyPSC account (register at the Georgia Professional Standards Commission website)
    • Bachelor’s degree or higher with minimum 2.5 GPA from an accredited institution
    • Complete or *exempt the GACE Program Admission Assessment (PAA)
    • Pass GACE Content Assessment (when applicable)
    • Complete Georgia Educators Ethics Entry (350) Assessment

    *Exempt the PAA Requirements with One of the following:

    • SAT 1000 (Math + Verbal) or
    • ACT 43 (Math + Verbal) or
    • GRE 1030 (Verbal + Quantitative) if taken before August 1, 2011
    • GRE 297 (Verbal+Quantitative) if taken after August 1, 2011


    Questions?  Ask us directly at Teach_Gwinnett@gcpsk12.org