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Online Teacher Preparation Certification Program

The Teacher Preparation Certification Program is a year-long online program designed for college graduates from Spelman and outside institutions who wish to earn teacher certification. Successful completion of the coursework prepares students to receive state certification through the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC).

What You'll Learn

  • How to plan and implement developmentally appropriate instruction
  • How to use technology to enhance the teaching and learning process
  • How to apply and utilize knowledge of educational theories and instructional methods with culturally diverse students
  • Develop a robust knowledge of the competencies of the teaching and learning processes of children in diverse settings

Who Should Apply

College graduates interested in gaining Georgia teacher certification in Secondary Education (grades 6-12) in Chemistry, English, History, Mathematics, Physics or Political Science or Pre K-12 music or Spanish.

Why Choose Spelman College

  • Top HBCU
  • Interactions with faculty and peers
  • Expertise in serving and developing women of color

Important Dates

  • July 7 - Application deadline
  • July 9 - Decision notification
  • July 15 - Orientation to Education course begins

Course Length
12 months

$1,500 per course

Application deadline
July 7

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