All Gwinnett County Public Schools teachers, school administrators, service personnel and paraprofessionals are required by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) to hold an appropriate certificate for the field, subject, grade level, or assignment. The GaPSC establishes regulations and procedures to evaluate the credentials of prospective teachers, as well as other professional employees in the schools, to ensure they meet specified preparation standards and requirements.
For information on eligibility, reciprocity, testing requirements, and applications, please visit the GaPSC website or contact the Commission directly at:
Georgia Professional Standards Commission Certification Section
200 Piedmont Ave, Suite 1702
Atlanta, Georgia 30334-9032
Phone: Metro Atlanta (404) 232-2500 or 1-800-869-7775
Are you from out of state and need to submit your transcripts?
Official transcripts must be submitted by the college or university attended to the GA PSC. Email transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org
Gwinnett County Public Schools Certification Department
Tracy Emerson- 678-301-7070
Janet Moody- 678-301-6060
Not certified and interested in Teaching?
Learn about alternative certification and our Teach Gwinnett Program