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Spelman Teacher Preparation Programs

Teacher Preparation Programs With Certification

The Education Department’s teacher preparation programs are accredited under the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Standards through the CAEP Accreditation System. The teacher preparation programs are also approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GAPSC).

State Licensure Exam Pass Rates

Early Childhood Education: Preparation for Teacher Certification in Early Childhood Education (Grades: Preschool - 5).

Secondary Education: Preparation for Teacher Certification in Grades 6-12 for major programs in the following:

PreKindergarten - 12th Grade Education: Preparation for Teacher Certification in Spanish and Music.

Note: Students in the education department pursuing teacher certification must be admitted to the program. Students must apply for admission to the education department after completing EDU 206 Orientation to Education. Students who have not been admitted will not be permitted to enroll/remain in any additional education courses.  

Teacher Preparation Programs with Certification
Approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission

Early Childhood Education: Students major in Early Childhood Education (Course Sequence Booklet) in preparation for teacher certification in Early Childhood Education, grades PreKindergarten - 5.

Secondary Education: Students major in one of the following subject areas in preparation for teacher certification in grades 6-12: Chemistry, English,  History, Mathematics, Physics and Political Science.

PreKindergarten - 12th Grade Education: Students major in Spanish in preparation for teacher certification in Spanish or major in music in preparation for teacher certification in Music.

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Education Department
404-270-5601
Location: Giles Hall
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