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All Clayton County Public Schools teachers, school administrator, service personnel and paraprofessional are required by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) to hold an appropriate certificate for the field, subject, grade level, or assignment.  The GaPSC establishes regulations and procedures to evaluate that credentials of prospective teachers, as well as other professional employees in the schools, to ensure they meet specified preparation standards and requirements.

Certification Resources

For information on eligibility, reciprocity, testing requirements, and applications, please visit the GaPSC  website or contact the commissions directly at:

Georgia Professional Standards Commission Certification Section
200 Piedmont Ave, Suite 1702
Atlanta, Ga., 30334-9032
Phone: Metro Atlanta 404-232-2500 or 1-800-869-7775
Email the GaPSC:  (

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Are you from out of state and need to submit your transcripts?

Official transcripts must be submitted by the college or university attended to the GaPSC.  Email transcripts to (

Visit the GACE testing website for more information (

Clayton County Public Schools Certification Department