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Due to unforeseen circumstances, all members of the Pima Community College (PCC) Governing Board will be attending the Board's March 8, 2023, Regular Meeting remotely. At the discretion of the Board Chair, PCC administrators and others making scheduled presentations to the Board may also be appearing remotely. Tonight's meeting will otherwise be conducted in a hybrid format as previously noticed, and members of the public may still attend in person at PCC's District Office, room C-105. During the "Public Comment-Call to the Audience" portion of tonight's meeting, public comments may still be made either remotely or in person. PCC staff will be on-site in room C-105 to assist members of the public attending in person who wish to address comments to the Board.

Professional Licensure by State - Georgia

Individuals who complete a state-approved out-of-state educator preparation program and fulfill field and clinical experiences out-of-state must satisfy the following requirements: 

  • Completion of a state-approved educator preparation program or possession of a professional out-of-state educator certificate (valid or expired). If you are certified out-of-state, please include a copy of your out-of-state certificate with the application package. If not, please submit an Approved Program Completion Form (.pdf) completed by your college or university;
  • A passing score on the appropriate GACE content assessment or exemption. If hold a professional out-of-state certificate and you are exempting the GACE assessment with an out-of-state certification exam, please submit a copy of your official score report with your application package;
  • A passing score on the Georgia Educator Ethics Assessment (Test Code 360);
  • Completion of a course in identifying and educating exceptional children is not required for initial issuance of an Induction certificate, but it is required for conversion to a Professional certificate or reissuance of the Induction certificate.

Approval Status

Pima Community College’s Post Baccalaureate Teacher Education Program meets the academic requirements for initial certification.

State Website

Georgia Licensure Website

Contact Information

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

Phone: 404-232-2500


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