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What is the Teach Gwinnett Program?

Participants in the Teach Gwinnett program are full-time GCPS teachers, certified by the state of Georgia and earning a teacher salary at the provisional rate.

The Teach Gwinnett Program is an alternative preparation program for professionals looking to join Gwinnett County’s education system. Instead of a traditional, four year path to certification, the Teach Gwinnett program can prepare you for certification in 1-3 years, based on the state and local requirements. This teacher education program is designed to help you.

Requirements for All Non-Education Majors to attain a Provisional Certificate (IN4T Induction):

  • Create a MyPSC account (register at
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher with minimum 2.5 GPA from an accredited institution
  • Complete or *exempt the GACE Program Admission Assessment (PAA)
  • Pass GACE Content Assessment (when applicable)
  • Complete Georgia Educators Ethics Entry (350) Assessment

*Exempt the PAA Requirements with One of the following:

  • SAT 1000 (Math + Verbal) or
  • ACT 43 (Math + Verbal) or
  • GRE 1030 (Verbal + Quantitative) if taken before August 1, 2011
  • GRE 297 (Verbal+Quantitative) if taken after August 1, 2011


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