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GaTAPP Dates, Fees and Payment Information

2021-2022 Dates:

Essentials of Teaching (total of 80 hours of instruction)

Consists of 10 class meetings
Dates: July 12-16 & July 19-23
Time: 9-4 daily

Completion and submission of all required assignments.

*Dates are mandatory for successful completion of the program.


Before you are accepted into the program, a total of $1725 must be received by NGRESA. This amount includes:

Application Fee: $75 non refundable
the Essentials of Effective Teaching: $650
First year tuition down payment: $1000

By September 1, an additional $2250 (in RESA) or  $3250 (out of RESA) must be received to pay for the first year of tuition.

The second year of tuition must be paid by September 1, the following year. This tuition fee is $2250 (in RESA) or  $3250 (out of RESA).  After the initial $1725, candidates may request and submit for consideration and approval a monthly payment agreement for the remaining tuition.  Additional fees for specific course work are paid separately from tuition.

These fees are for tuition that is paid to NGRESA only. Tuition cost are outlined below:


Application Fee


Essentials of Effective Teaching


Two Year Program- This cost includes tuition, books, supervisor and mentor fees

GA TAPP (If you work within our RESA District)

Down Payment: $1000
Year one: $2250.00
Year two: $2250.00
Total: $5500.00

NOTE: Elementary Education and Special Education tuition is $5800 for the two year program.

GA TAPP (If you work out of our RESA District or at an accredited private school)

Down Payment: $1000
Year one: $3250.00
Year two: $3250.00
Total: $7500.00

Additional Fees:

-HB671: PSC Required coursework: $100.00
-Teaching of Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum: $100
-Nature and Needs $100.00 (Middle School Only)
-GACE Educator Ethics Assessment 360: Fees set by ETS
-GACE Program Admissions Assessment (PAA): Fees set by ETS
-GACE Content Assessments: Fees set by ETS

Additional Semester (if Needed)


Out of RESA


*Fees for the Georgia Teacher Academy for Preparation and Pedagogy are evaluated annually and subject to change. Potential and current candidates are to visit the North Georgia RESA website for current program fees.

For GaTAPP, we accept payment via the following methods:

Money Order
Cashier's Check

Make the money order or cashier's check payable to North Georgia RESA

*All fees are the responsibility of the candidate.

**All fees are subject to change based on enrollment and are non-refundable.

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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 We are closed for all major holidays.
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 Approval Date 8/9/2011

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