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GaTAPP Program Details


Provisional (BT Certificate--formerly IN4T) An applicant must have two full years left on their Provisional (BT) certificate to be approved for the program (or one year and a letter from the system indicating that a Waiver will be requested)

Process for Application

Provide North Georgia RESA with a completed application packet

North Georgia RESA GaTAPP application

Program Requirements

1) DEMONSTRATION OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND DISPOSITIONS: The program shall require the demonstration of competencies in the knowledge, skills, and dispositions required for accomplished teaching.

2) Portfolio

3) Classroom Observations with Pre/Post-Conferences with Candidate Support Team (North Georgia RESA supervisor, School administrator, School Based Mentor)

4) Individual Induction Plan

5) Transcripts for completion of all Georgia Special Requirements courses

6) 80 hour course: The Essentials of Effective Teaching - Summer: $650 course fee (All fees are the responsibility of the candidate) Required the summer prior to full program admittance

7) 100-150 Hours: Field-based, Individualized Coaching/Mentoring

8) Seminars


1) Observations by RESA assigned Supervisor scored at the Proficient performance level

2) E-portfolio based on Danielson's Frameworks scored at the Proficient performance level

3) Disposition rubrics scored at the Proficient level

4) Learning segments scored at the "meets" level

5) Completed appropriate Advisement Sheet

Length of program

2 Years, August through June

Program Fees

See our Dates & Fees page for more details.
All fees are subject to change based on enrollment and are non-refundable
All fees are the responsibility of the candidate

Certification Process

The system submits the official transcripts and request for a Clear-Renewable certificate to the Professional Standards Commission.

Applicants should understand:

North Georgia RESA is NOT able to guarantee applicants who have completed the eligibility requirements a position in schools. The process for selecting potential candidates for GaTAPP is applicable to the NORTH GEORGIA RESA AREA SERVICE ONLY.

Consolidated Dates

Click HERE for the consolidated RESA System Calendar. This Calendar includes important dates for NGRESA and member systems. It includes holidays, breaks, planning days, and other dates.

System dates were accurate at the time of creation but are subject to change. Please consult each system's official calendar for the most up to date information.


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 Approval Date 8/9/2011

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